Palaganda, Palagaṇḍa, Pala-ganda: 6 definitions

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Palaganda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

palagaṇḍa : (m.) a mason.

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

Palagaṇḍa, (cp. Sk. palagaṇḍa Halāyudha II. 436; BSk. palagaṇḍa AvŚ I. 339; Aṣṭas. Pār. 231; Avad. Kalp. II. 113) a mason, bricklayer, plasterer M. I, 119; S. III, 154 (the reading phala° is authentic, see Geiger, P. G. § 40); A. IV, 127. (Page 439)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Palagaṇḍa (पलगण्ड).—a plasterer, mason; तक्षाणः पलगण्डाश्च (takṣāṇaḥ palagaṇḍāśca) ...... Śiva B.31.18.

Derivable forms: palagaṇḍaḥ (पलगण्डः).

Palagaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pala and gaṇḍa (गण्ड).

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

Palagaṇḍa (पलगण्ड).—m. (= Pali and Sanskrit Lex. id.), mason, plasterer: Mahāvyutpatti 3772; Avadāna-śataka i.339.12; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 236.19 f.; 443.7.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Palagaṇḍa (पलगण्ड).—m.

(-ṇḍaḥ) A bricklayer, a plasterer. E. pala flesh or mortar, compared to it, and gaṇḍa a mark or spot.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Palagaṇḍa (पलगण्ड):—[=pala-gaṇḍa] [from pala] m. a mason (as using straw ?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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