Plotika, Plotikā: 1 definition
Plotika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Plotikā (प्लोतिका).—(= prec., in Sanskrit meaning), piece of cloth attached to a monk's robe in mending it: °kā-cīvareṇa Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.159.9; in the uddāna above, line 5, represented by upadhiḥ; is this used in the meaning addition (Hinzufügung, [Boehtlingk] 1.240)? The ed. note cites avadhi from Pali Vin. i.254, 297, where I have not found it; Tibetan renders plotikā as it does pailot- tika, q.v.
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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Ends with: Udakaplotika.
Full-text: Pailottika, Pilotika, Ploti, Upadhi.
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