Papiya, Pāpiya: 6 definitions

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Papiya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Papiya in India is the name of a plant defined with Carica papaya in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Vasconcellea peltata (Hook. & Arn.) A. DC. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum (1811)
· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1790)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1804)
· Flore des Antilles (1824)
· Florae Fluminensis Icones

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pāpiya : (adj.) a sinful.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāpīya (पापीय).—pāpīya = pāpīyaṃs, see pāpa, Worse, Mahābhārata 2, 2123.

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

Pāpīya (पापीय):—[from pāpa] mfn. = next, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Papiya 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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