Prishtavacika, Pṛṣṭavācikā, Prishta-vacika: 1 definition


Prishtavacika 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.

The Sanskrit term Pṛṣṭavācikā can be transliterated into English as Prstavacika or Prishtavacika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Prishtavachika.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prishtavacika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pṛṣṭavācikā (पृष्टवाचिका).—(compare Pali vācikā, speech), °kayā (instr.) bhikṣūn samanuyujya Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.145.3, questioning the monks by words involving the matter asked about; same 153.7; 156.8.

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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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