Panabhu, Pānabhū, Pana-bhu, Pāṇabhu: 2 definitions


Panabhu 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pānabhū (पानभू).—f. a drinking room; रणक्षितिः शोणितमद्य कुल्या रराज मृत्योरिव पानभूमिः (raṇakṣitiḥ śoṇitamadya kulyā rarāja mṛtyoriva pānabhūmiḥ) R.7.49;19.11.

Derivable forms: pānabhūḥ (पानभूः).

Pānabhū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāna and bhū (भू). See also (synonyms): pānabhūmi.

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Pāṇabhu refers to: a living being J. IV, 494.

Note: pāṇabhu is a Pali compound consisting of the words pāṇa and bhu.

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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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