Pitana, Pītana: 5 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pītana : (nt.) yellow pigment.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: 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
3) The Sarala tree.
Derivable forms: pītanaḥ (पीतनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-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.]
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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