Pancaha, Pañcāha, Pancan-aha: 5 definitions


Pancaha 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchaha.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pañcāha : (nt.) five days.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pañcāha (पञ्चाह).—a period of five days.

Derivable forms: pañcāhaḥ (पञ्चाहः).

Pañcāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and aha (अह).

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

1) Pañcāha (पञ्चाह):—[from pañca] m. a period of 5 days, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. lasting 5 days

3) [v.s. ...] m. a Soma oblation with 5 Sutyā days, [Brāhmaṇa; ???]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pancaha in German

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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 (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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