Pitana, Pītana: 5 definitions

Introduction

Pitana 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pītana : (nt.) yellow pigment.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pītana (पीतन).—1 A species of fig-tree (waved-leaf).

2) The hog-plum tree.

-nam 1 Yellow orpiment

2) Saffron.

3) The Sarala tree.

Derivable forms: pītanaḥ (पीतनः).

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

Pītana (पीतन).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. The hog-plum, (Spondias mangifera.) 2. A tree. (Pentaptera tomentosa.) 3. The waved-leaf fig-tree. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Saffron. 2. A sort of pine: see pītadāru. 3. Yellow orpiment. E. pīta yellow, ṇī to go, or be, aff. ḍa; or pīta, ṇic-lyu .

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

1) Pītana (पीतन):—[from pīta] m. a species of tree (Spondias Mangifera Pentaptera Tomentosa or Ficus Infectoria), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] n. orpiment, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

4) [v.s. ...] Pinus Deodora, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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