Mapaka, Māpaka: 5 definitions
Mapaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
māpaka : (m.) the Creator; constructor.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Māpaka, (-°) (adj. n.) (fr. māpeti) one who measures, only in doṇa° (a minister) measuring the d. revenue (of rice) J. II, 367, 381; DhA. IV, 88; and in dhañña° measuring corn or grain J. III, 542 (°kamma, the process of ... ); Vism. 278 (in comparison). (Page 529)
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Māpaka (मापक):—[from mā] a See p. 810, col. 3.
2) b mfn. ([from] [Causal] of √3. mā) serving as a measure of ([genitive case]), [Nīlakaṇṭha]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Māpaka (मापक):—(vom caus. von 3. mā) adj. zum Messen —, zur Bestimmung des Gewichts u.s.w. dienend; s. oben u. prasaṃkhyāna 2).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Māpaka (मापक):—Adj. zum Messen von (Gen.) dienend [Nīlakaṇṭha] zu [Mahābhārata 3,121,8.]
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.
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