Paishunika, Paiśunika: 3 definitions
Paishunika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Paiśunika can be transliterated into English as Paisunika or Paishunika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paiśunika (पैशुनिक).—a. Slanderous.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Paiśunika (पैशुनिक).—adj. (= Pali pesunika, not °ṇika with [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]; to piśuna plus -ika), slanderous: after mṛṣāvādika or °vādin, Divyāvadāna 301.23; Gaṇḍavyūha 159.14; 352.18 (all prose). Cf. next.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paiśunika (पैशुनिक):—[from paiśuna] mfn. slanderous, [Divyāvadāna]
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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