Palaganda, Palagaṇḍa, Pala-ganda: 6 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: 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)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: 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
(-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.]
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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