Pakshapali, Pakṣapāli, Paksha-pali: 3 definitions
Pakshapali 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 Pakṣapāli can be transliterated into English as Paksapali or Pakshapali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pakṣapāli (पक्षपालि).—a private door.
Derivable forms: pakṣapāliḥ (पक्षपालिः).
Pakṣapāli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pakṣa and pāli (पालि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-liḥ) A private or back door. E. pakṣa a side, and pāli a point, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pakṣapāli (पक्षपालि):—[=pakṣa-pāli] [from pakṣa > pakṣ] f. a wing, [Caṇḍak.]
2) [v.s. ...] a private or back door, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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