Pancakalyana, Pañcakalyāṇa, Pamcakalyana: 4 definitions

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Introduction:

Pancakalyana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

[«previous next»] — Pancakalyana in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pañcakalyāṇa : (nt.) the five beauty marks (of hair, flesh, teeth, skin and age).

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pancakalyana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pañcakalyāṇa (पंचकल्याण) [or णी, ṇī].—a (pañcakalyāṇa S) Having five auspicious marks; viz. the four legs white up to the knees and a blaze on the forehead--a horse. 2 Used ironically of a man all whose limbs are distorted. 3 Used of a hack or rip of a horse which it is necessary to strike with both heels, to thump with both fists, and to urge with the ṭhōkaḷā or cluck of the mouth.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pañcakalyāṇa (पंचकल्याण).—or-ṇī a Having five auspi- cious marks-a horse. Ironically a man all whose limbs are distorted; a back of a horse which it is necessary to strike with both heels, to thump with both fists, and to urge with the ṭhōkaḷā or cluck of the mouth.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pancakalyana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paṃcakalyāṇa (ಪಂಚಕಲ್ಯಾಣ):—

1) [noun] a horse with whose feet and mouth are white.

2) [noun] an elephant having auspicious features.

3) [noun] (Jain.) the five religious ceremonies observed during the life of a spiritual Jain teacher (from his birth to death).

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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