Rupin, aka: Rūpin; 3 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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Rūpin, (adj.) (fr. rūpa) 1. having material qualities, possessed of form or shape or body or matter, belonging to the realm of form. rūpī is nearly always combined & contrasted with arūpī formless, incorporeal (see rūpa D 2 a), cp. combination rūpī arūpī saññī asaññī nevasaññinâsaññī Nd2 617 and similarly It. 87=Miln. 217.—D. I, 34 (attā dibbo rūpī), 77 (kāyo r. manomayo), 186 (attā etc.), 195 (attapaṭilābho r. manomayo); III, 111, 139; M. II, 229; S. III, 46 (r. arūpī saññī etc.); IV, 202, 402; A. II, 34; Nd1 97, 137; Ps. II, 38 (rūpī rūpāni passati); Dhs. 635, 1091, 1444; Vbh. 123, 342 (read rūpī); Nett 28 (pañc’indriyāni rūpīni), 69 (five rūpīni indriyāni & five arūpīni); DA. I, 119 (attā); DhsA. 304 (rūpino dhammā); VbhA. 511 sq. (attā).—2. (-°) having the appearance of, resembling: see rumma°. (Page 575)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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

Rūpin (रूपिन्).—a. [rūpa-ini]

1) Appearing like.

2) Embodied; incarnate; सिन्धुः शिरस्यर्हणं परिगृह्य रूपी (sindhuḥ śirasyarhaṇaṃ parigṛhya rūpī) Bhāg.9.1.13; रूपी कोप इव व्याघ्रः (rūpī kopa iva vyāghraḥ) Dk.

3) Beautiful.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rūpin (रूपिन्).—mfn. (-pī-pinī-pi) 1. Beautiful, having a handsome form or shape. 2. Having form or shape. E. rūpa, and ini aff.

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