Paindilika, Paiṇḍilika: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Paindilika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Paiṇḍilika (पैण्डिलिक).—(?) , m., read probably paiṇḍinyika, mendi- cant, monk, like prec. and piṇḍapātika a complimentary term: °ko 'smi saṃvṛtaḥ Śikṣāsamuccaya 150.18. I derive °nyika from Sanskrit Lex. (Trik., which has many Buddhist words) paiṇḍinya, nt., mendicant monk's life, which [Boehtlingk and Roth] derive from piṇḍin (cited with appropriate meaning only from Wil- son). Pali and AMg. have a word piṇḍola(-ka, -ga), men- dicant monk, but this cannot be used to interpret the Śikṣāsamuccaya text form, unless by em.

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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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