Pakirati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pakirati : (pa + kir + a) scatters; lets fall; throws down.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pakirati, (pa+kirati) 1. to let down (the hair), scatter, let fall D. II, 139=148 (ger. pakiriya); J. V, 203 (so read for parikati); VI, 207 (aor °kiriṃsu).—ger. pakira (=pakiritvā) J. VI, 100 (read pakira-cārī, cp. C. on p. 102), 198 (read p.—parī).—Caus. pakireti 1. to throw down, upset Vin. IV, 308 (thūpaṃ); S. I, 100; It. 90 (v. l. kīrati).—2. to scatter S. I, 100=It. 66; Pug. 23.—pp. pakiṇṇa (see °ka). (Page 379)

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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.

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