Pesa, Pesha, Peṣa, Pēṣā, Pesā: 14 definitions

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Pesa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, Tamil. 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 terms Peṣa and Pēṣā can be transliterated into English as Pesa or Pesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Pesa, is spurious spelling for pessa (q. v.). (Page 473)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pēśa (पेश).—a ( P) Possessed of influence; bearing esteem at court &c.; respectable, weighty.

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pēśā (पेशा).—m ( P) An occupation, employment, profession. The word is of restricted application; and is mostly used of the occupation of a kārakūna, śāgīrda, cākara &c. It is also compounded with these words; as kārakūnapēśā, śāgīrdapēśā, cākara- pēśā; or, less approvedly, kārakunīpēśā, cākarīpēśā.

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pēsa (पेस).—f R A slice (as of a pompion, melon &c.)

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pēśā (पेशा).—m An occupation, employment.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Peśa (पेश).—

1) Form, shape.

2) Ornament, decoration; अवदद् वदतां श्रेष्ठो वाचः पेशैर्विमोहयन् (avadad vadatāṃ śreṣṭho vācaḥ peśairvimohayan) Bhāgavata 1.29.17.

Derivable forms: peśaḥ (पेशः).

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Peṣa (पेष).—[piṣ-ghañ] Grinding, pounding, crushing; पादेनासृक्पङ्कपेषं पिपेष (pādenāsṛkpaṅkapeṣaṃ pipeṣa) Śiśupālavadha 18.45.

Derivable forms: peṣaḥ (पेषः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Peṣa (पेष).—i. e. piṣ + a, m. Grinding, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 10, 14.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Peśa (पेश).—[masculine] ornament, decoration; adorner, shaper, fabricator; [feminine] peśī a lump of flesh.

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Peṣa (पेष).—[feminine] ī (—°) & [masculine] grinding.

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

1) Peśa (पेश):—m. (√piś) an architect, carpenter (?), [Ṛg-veda i, 92, 5; vii, 34, 11]

2) ornament, decoration, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. puruand su-; [gana] gaurādi and sidhmādi)

3) Peṣa (पेष):—mf(ī)n. (√piṣ) pounding, grinding (ifc.), [Baudhāyana-dharma-śāstra] (cf. śilā-p)

4) m. the act of pounding or grinding or crushing, [Śiśupāla-vadha] (cf. piṣṭa-p).

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

Peśa (पेश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Pesa.

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Pesa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Peśa (पेश) [Also spelled pesh]:—(adv) in front of, before; ~[kaśa] an offer; a present, keepsake; memento; presenting; offering; putting forth; introducing; •[karanā] to introduce; to offer, to present; to put forth; ~[kāra] a court official/clerk; an agent; ~[kārī] the work or office of a [peśakāra; ~baṃdī] hedging operation; forestalling; •[karanā] to forestall; to take precautionary steps in advance; —[ānā] to treat; to behave; to happen; to be confronted with; —[karanā] to present, to put forth; to introduce; —[calanā] see [vaśa calanā].

2) Peśā (पेशा):—(nm) a profession, vocation, an occupation; —[karanā] (said of a woman) to take up prostitution (as a profession); hence —[karānā; —banānā] to turn into a profession; [peśevara] professional.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Pesa (पेस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Praiṣa.

2) Pesa (पेस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Preṣya.

3) Pesa (पेस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Peśa.

4) Pesa (पेस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Paiśa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pēṣā (பேஷா) adverb See பேஷக். [peshag.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

1) Peśa (पेश):—n. → पेस [pesa]

2) Peśā (पेशा):—n. profession; occupation; trade;

3) Pesa (पेस):—n. 1. submission; 2. presentation; 3. notification; adj. submitted; presented; notified;

4) Pesā (पेसा):—n. → पेशा [peśā]

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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