Parangi, Paraṅgī, Paramgi: 2 definitions


Parangi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Pali name for the Portuguese, who invaded Ceylon. E.g., Cv.xcv. 5, 96; xcviii.80.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paraṃgi (ಪರಂಗಿ):—[noun] a large, mounted piece of artillery; a cannon.

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Paraṃgi (ಪರಂಗಿ):—

1) [noun] the tree Carica papaya of Caricaceae family, having a bunch of large leaves at the top; papaya tree.

2) [noun] its large, oblong, yellowish-orange fruit like melon, which is eaten raw or cooked and also used for its juice; papaya.

3) [noun] the plant Ananas comosus ( = A. sativus) of Bromeliaceae family, have a short stem and spiny-edged, recurved leaves; pinapple plant.

4) [noun] its juicy, edible fruit; pineapple.

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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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