Pariṇamati, Parinamati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pariṇamati : (pari + nam + a) is transformed into; ripens; matures.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pariṇamati, (pari+namati) 1. to change (trs. & intrs.), lit. to bend round, to turn (round), to be transformed into (Acc.) S. III, 3 (reading pariṇamati once, at other passages vi°, cp. p. 40); Miln. 136 (bhojanaṃ visamaṃ p. food changes, i.e. turns bad), 277 (id.); VvA. 13; PvA. 144 (for parivattati Pv. II, 105), 194 (id. III, 44).—2. to change into a diff. state, to ripen, mature (often said of the fœtus) Miln. 93, 358.—pp. pariṇata (q. v.). ‹-› Caus. pariṇāmeti (q. v.). (Page 426)

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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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