Pakara, Pakāra, Pākāra: 4 definitions
Pakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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
pakāra : (m.) mode; method; manner; way. || pākāra (m.) encircling wall; a rampart.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pakāra, (pa+kṛ, cp. last; but Sk. prakāra “similarity”) 1. make-up, getting up, fixing, arrangement, preparation, mode, way, manner J. II, 222; DA. I, 132; PvA. 26, 109, 123, 135, 178, 199; Sdhp. 94, 466.—2. ingredient, flavour, way of making (a food) tasty Sn. 241 (kathappakāro tava āmagandho); Miln. 63.—3. (-°) of a kind, by way of, in nānā° (adj.) various, manifold J. I, 52 (sakuṇā), 278 (phalāni); PvA. 50; vutta° as said, the said Vism. 42, 44; PvA. 136. (Page 379)
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Pākāra, (cp. Epic Sk. prākāra, pa+ā+kṛ) an encircling wall, put up for obstruction and protection, a fence, rampart Vin. II, 121 (3 kinds: made of bricks, of stone, or of wood, viz. iṭṭhakā°, silā, dāru°); IV, 266 (id.); M. III, 11; S. IV, 194 (°toraṇa); A. IV, 107; V, 195; J. I, 63; II, 50; VI, 330 (mahā°), 341 (+parikhā & aṭṭāla); Pv. I, 1013 (ayo°); Miln. 1; Vism. 394 (=parikkhepa-pākāra); DhA. III, 441 (tiṇṇaṃ pākārānaṃ antare); PvA. 24, 52; sāṇi° screen-fencing J. II, 88; PvA. 283.
—iṭṭhakā brick or tile of a wall J. III, 446 (T. iṭṭhikā).—parikkhitta surrounded by a wall DA. I, 42.—parikkhepa a fencing Vism. 74. (Page 449)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pakāra (पकार) [or रा, rā].—m (The name of the letter pa the first letter of pāvalā) A covert term for a quarter of a rupee.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pakāra (पकार):—[=pa-kāra] [from pa] m. the letter or sound pa.
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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