Parisankita, Parisaṅkita, Parishankita: 5 definitions


Parisankita 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

[«previous next»] — Parisankita in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

parisaṅkita : (pp. of parisaṅkati) suspected; apprehended.

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

Parisaṅkita, (pp. of parisaṅkati) suspecting or suspected, having apprehensions, fearing Vin. II, 243 (diṭṭha-suta°); A. III, 128; J. IV, 214; V, 80; Miln. 372; DhA. I, 223 (āsaṅkita°).—Cp. āsaṅkita & ussaṅkita. (Page 437)

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parisankita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pariśaṅkita (परिशङ्कित).—[adjective] afraid, suspicious; suspected, distrusted.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pariśaṅkita (परिशङ्कित):—[=pari-śaṅkita] [from pari-śaṅk] mfn. suspicious, distrustful, afraid of ([ablative] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] suspected, questionable, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] believed, expected (a-pariś), [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] thought to be, taken for (nom), [Gīta-govinda]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Pariśaṅkita (परिशङ्कित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Parisaṃkiya.

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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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