Lokantara, Lokāntara, Loka-antara, Lokamtara: 11 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
lokantara : (nt.) a different world; the space between the worlds.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Lokantara refers to: the space between the single worlds J. I, 44 (V. 253: Avīcimhi na uppajjanti, tathā lokantaresu ca).
Note: lokantara is a Pali compound consisting of the words loka and antara.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lokāntara (लोकान्तर).—'another world', the next world, future life; लोकान्तरसुखं पुण्यं तपोदानसमुद्भवम् (lokāntarasukhaṃ puṇyaṃ tapodānasamudbhavam) R.1.69;6.45; लोकान्तरं गम्-प्राप् (lokāntaraṃ gam-prāp) &c. 'to die'.
Derivable forms: lokāntaram (लोकान्तरम्).
Lokāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loka and antara (अन्तर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raṃ) Another world. E. loka, and antara other.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lokāntara (लोकान्तर).—[neuter] another world, the Beyond.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lokāntara (लोकान्तर):—[from loka > lok] n. another world, the next w°, a future life (raṃ √gam or √yā, to go into the next w°, die), [Kāvya literature; Bhāgavata-purāṇa, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lokāntara (लोकान्तर):—[lokā+ntara] (raṃ) 1. n. Another world.
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Lokāntara (लोकान्तर):—(nm) the other world; ~[gamana] to die; death.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] another world.
2) [noun] ಲೋಕಾಂತರ ಹೊಂದು [lokamtara homdu] lōkāntara hondu to die.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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