Pattikaya, Pattikāya, Patti-kaya: 5 definitions


Pattikaya 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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pattikaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pattikāya (पत्तिकाय).—infantry.

Derivable forms: pattikāyaḥ (पत्तिकायः).

Pattikāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms patti and kāya (काय).

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

Pattikāya (पत्तिकाय):—[=patti-kāya] [from patti > pad] m. (body of) inf°, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pattikaya in German

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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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pattikaya in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pattikāya refers to: a body of foot soldiers, infantry S. I, 72 (cp. BSk. same, at Jtm 215 with hasty-aśva-ratha°).

Note: pattikāya is a Pali compound consisting of the words patti and kāya.

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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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