Parikhaṇati, Parikhanati: 2 definitions

Introduction

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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parikhaṇati : (pari + khan + a) digs around. || parikhaṇati = paḷikhaṇati.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Parikhanati (परिखनति).—(= Pali pali°; Sanskrit only ger. parikhāya, once in AGS, see [Boehtlingk and Roth]), digs up, roots out: (mūlaṃ) parikha- nya Mahāvastu iii.284.18 (em., but confirmed by same line in Pali with palikhāya, SN i.123.6; one ms. palikhan-, perhaps read so).

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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. 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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