Parisanka, Parisaṅkā, Parishanka, Pariśaṅkā: 5 definitions
Parisanka 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.
The Sanskrit term Pariśaṅkā can be transliterated into English as Parisanka or Parishanka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
parisaṅkā : (f.) suspicion.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Parisaṅkā, (f.) (fr. pari+śaṅk) suspicion, misgiving Vin. IV, 314; D. III, 218. Cp. āsaṅkā. (Page 436)
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Suspicion, distrust.
2) Hope, expectation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Pariśaṅkā (परिशङ्का).—(= Pali °saṅkā; to Sanskrit pari-śaṅk-), suspicion: Jm 144.2; dṛṣṭena śrutena °kayā vā Bhīk 5a.4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pariśaṅkā (परिशङ्का):—[=pari-śaṅkā] [from pari-śaṅk] f. suspicion, distrust, [Jātakamālā]
2) [v.s. ...] hope, expectation, [Rāmāyaṇa]
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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