Pumati, Pūmaṭi: 2 definitions

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Pumati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Tamil. 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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pumati, (onomat. *pu to blow, cp. Gr. fu=sa blowing, bubble, fusάw blow, Lat. pustula=pustule, Sk. *pupphusa=P. papphasa lung, phutkaroti blow, etc., see Uhlenbeck Ai. Wtb. s. v. pupphusa) to blow, aor. pumi J. I, 171; ger. pumitvā J. I, 172. See J. P. T. S. 1889, 207 (?). (Page 468)

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pūmaṭi (பூமடி) [pūmaṭital] [pū-maṭi] intransitive verb < idem. +. To become wiry-edged, as a razor; கத்திக்கூர் மழுங்குதல். [kathikkur mazhunguthal.] (W.)

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Pūmaṭi (பூமடி) [pū-maṭi] noun < idem. +. Soft udder of a cow; மெல்லியமடி. (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [melliyamadi. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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