Sakunagghi, aka: Sakuṇagghī, Sakuṇagghi; 2 Definition(s)
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sakuṇagghī : (m.) a hawk.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Sakuṇagghi, (f.) (sakuṇa+°ghi, f. of °gha) a kind of hawk (lit. “bird-killer”) S. V, 146; J. II, 59; Miln. 365. Cp. vyagghīnasa. (Page 660)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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