Paishunika, aka: Paiśunika; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Paiśunika can be transliterated into English as Paisunika or Paishunika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Paiśunika (पैशुनिक).—a. Slanderous.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paiśunika (पैशुनिक).—adj. (= Pali pesunika, not °ṇika with PTSD; to piśuna plus -ika), slanderous: after mṛṣāvādika or °vādin, Divy 301.23; Gv 159.14; 352.18 (all prose). Cf. next.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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