Paripatayati, Paripāṭayati: 1 definition


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

Paripāṭayati (परिपाटयति).—(compare prec.; [Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī] paripāḍia, ppp., rendered vidārita, torn; no relation to Pali paripāteti, with which [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] connects it on the strength of a single corrupt v.l. °ṭeti in Sn commentary, ii.1, p. 353, note 9; the Pali word belongs to root pat, caus., the [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] clearly to root paṭ), cuts or tears all around: utpāṭya netre paripāṭayāmi gātraṃ kim asyā nakharaiḥ…Divyāvadāna 417.6 (verse; note the cognate utpāṭya; not destroy with Divyāvadāna Index).

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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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