Pesi, Peśī, Peshi, Peśi, Peṣi: 15 definitions

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Pesi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Peśī and Peśi and Peṣi can be transliterated into English as Pesi or Peshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Google Books: Essentials of Ayurveda

Peśī (पेशी, “muscles”) are attached to bones with their cord-like ends known as tendons. All movements including blinking are performed by them.

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Peśī (पेशी):—Muscle. A type of tissue composed of contractile cells or fibers.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pesi : (f.) a slice; the foetus in the third stage.

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

Pesi, (pesī) (f.) (cp. Epic Sk. peśī) 1. a lump, usually a mass of flesh J. III, 223=DhA. IV, 67 (pesi=maṃsapesi C.). Thus maṃsapesi, muscle Vin. II, 25 ≈ (maṃsapes’ûpamā kāmā); III, 105; M. I, 143, 364; S. II, 256; IV, 193 (in characteristic of lohitaka); Vism. 356; PvA. 199. ‹-› 2. the fœtus in the third stage after conception (between abbuda & ghana) S. I, 206; J. IV, 496; Nd1 120; Miln. 40; Vism. 236.—3. a piece, bit (for pesikā), in veḷu° J. IV, 205. (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Peśi (पेशि) or Peśī (पेशी).—f.

1) A piece of flesh.

2) A ball or mass of flesh; दशाहेन तु कर्कन्धूः पेश्यण्डं वा ततः परम् (daśāhena tu karkandhūḥ peśyaṇḍaṃ vā tataḥ param) Bhāgavata 3.31.2.

3) An egg.

4) A muscle; पञ्च पेशीशतानि च (pañca peśīśatāni ca) (bhavanti) Y.3.1.

5) The foetus shortly after conception.

6) A bud on the point of blowing.

7) The thunderbolt of Indra (said to be m. also).

8) A kind of musical instrument; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.43.8.

9) The shell or rind (of fruits).

1) A sheath, scabbard.

11) A shoe.

12) Whey.

13) Well-cooked rice; L. D. B.

14) A case, covering; मुक्तभिः सलिलरयास्तशुक्तिपेशी (muktabhiḥ salilarayāstaśuktipeśī) Śiśupālavadha 8.9.

Derivable forms: peśiḥ (पेशिः).

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Peṣi (पेषि).—A thunderbolt.

Derivable forms: peṣiḥ (पेषिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Peśi (पेशि).—m.

(-śiḥ) The thunderbolt. f. (-śiḥ or -śī) 1. An egg. 2. Split pease. E. piś to be a part, Unadi aff. in; also with ṅīp added in the fem, form peśī, as below.

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Peśī (पेशी).—f. (-śī) 1. The egg of a bird. 2. A blown bud. 3. Spikenard, (Valeriana jatamansi.) 4. A ball of flesh or meat. 5. A sheath, a scabbard. 6. A muscle. 7. The fetus shortly after cenception. 8. A kind of musical instrument. 9. The name a river. 10. The name of a female imp or demon. E. piś to be a component part, aff. in and ṅīp added; also peśi .

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

Peśī (पेशी).— (cf. piśita), f. 1. A ball or piece of flesh or meat, Mahābhārata 1, 4494. 2. The fœtus directly after conception, 12, 11968. 3. A muscle, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 100. 4. The peel of a fruit. 5. A kind of drum, Mahābhārata 6, 1535. 6. An egg.

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

1) Peśī (पेशी):—[from peśa] a f. See below.

2) Peśi (पेशि):—[from peśa] m. [wrong reading] for peṣi

3) [v.s. ...] f. an egg or = next, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Peśī (पेशी):—[from peśa] 1. peśī f. ([gana] gaurādi) a piece of flesh or meat (also māṃsa-p or peśī māṃsa-mayī), [ṢaḍvBr.; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Mahābhārata] (cf. piśita)

5) [v.s. ...] the fetus shortly after conception (-tva n.), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

6) [v.s. ...] a muscle (of which there are said to be 500 in the human body), [Yājñavalkya; Suśruta]

7) [v.s. ...] the peel or rind (of fruit), [Suśruta] (cf. peśikā)

8) [v.s. ...] a kind of drum, [Mahābhārata]

9) [v.s. ...] a sheath, scabbard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] a shoe, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] the egg of a bird, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] spikenard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) [v.s. ...] a blown bud, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] Name of a Piśācī and a Rākṣasī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) [v.s. ...] of a river, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

16) [from peśa] 2. peśī ind. for śa.

17) Peṣi (पेषि):—[from peṣa] m. a thunderbolt, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

18) Peṣī (पेषी):—[from peṣa] 1. peṣī ind. for peṣa.

19) 2. peṣī f. swaddling-clothes, [Ṛg-veda v, 2, 2] (others ‘churning-stick’; others ‘nurse’ [Sāyaṇa] = hiṃsikā, piśācikā).

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

1) Peśi (पेशि):—(śiḥ) 2. m. A thunderbolt. f. An egg; split peas.

2) Peśī (पेशी):—(śī) 3. f. The egg of a bird; a blown bud; spikenard; ball of meat; sheath; a muscle; name of an imp; name of a river.

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

Peśi (पेशि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Pesi, Pesī.

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Pesi 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

Peśī (पेशी):—(nf) a muscle; presentation, being presented; hearing (of a law-suit.)

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Pesi (पेसि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Peśi.

2) Pesī (पेसी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Peśī.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pēśi (ಪೇಶಿ):—

1) [noun] this substance or tissue in animals, viewed as an article of food; flesh.

2) [noun] a mass of shapeless flesh; a lump of flesh.

3) [noun] an egg laid by a bird or certain animals.

4) [noun] the young of an animal in the womb in the early stages of development.

5) [noun] an unblown flower; a flower-bud.

6) [noun] (myth.) the thunderbolt, as the weapon of Indra, the chief of gods.

7) [noun] the stone of certain fruits (as mango).

8) [noun] a cover for the blade of a sword; a sheath.

9) [noun] rice that is well cooked.

10) [noun] a tissue a) the substance of an organic body or organ, consisting of cells and intercellular material; b) any of the distinct structural materials of an organism, having a particular function.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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