Phenapinda, aka: Pheṇapiṇḍa, Phena-pinda, Phenapiṇḍa; 2 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

Phenapinda in Pali glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

pheṇapiṇḍa : (m.) a lump of foam.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Phenapinda in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pheṇapiṇḍa (फेणपिण्ड) or Phenapiṇḍa (फेनपिण्ड).—

1) a mere bubble.

2) an empty idea, non-entity.

Derivable forms: pheṇapiṇḍaḥ (फेणपिण्डः), phenapiṇḍaḥ (फेनपिण्डः).

Pheṇapiṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pheṇa and piṇḍa (पिण्ड).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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