Pancavimshati, aka: Pañcaviṃśati, Pancan-vimshati; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Pañcaviṃśati can be transliterated into English as Pancavimsati or Pancavimshati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Panchavimshati.
Languages of India and abroad
Pañcaviṃśati (पञ्चविंशति).—f. twenty-five.
Derivable forms: pañcaviṃśatiḥ (पञ्चविंशतिः).
Pañcaviṃśati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and viṃśati (विंशति).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Note (3): The Eleven Knowledges in the Mahāyāna < [Part 1 - The eleven knowledges (jñāna, ñāṇa)]
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