Pameyya: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pameyya : (adj.) measurable; limitable; fathomable.

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

Pameyya, (-°) (adj.) (grd. of pamināti, like Epic Sk. prameya) to be measured, measurable, only in foll. cpd. appameyya not to be measured, illimitable, unfathomable S. I, 148; V, 400; M. III, 71, 127; A. I, 266; Vv 3419 (=paminituṃ asakkhuṇeyya VvA. 154); 377 (explained as before at VvA. 169); duppameyya hard to be gauged or measured A. I, 266; Pug. 35; opp. suppameyya ibid. (Page 417)

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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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