Sankasa, Saṅkāsa, Sankasha, Samkasa, Samkasha: 6 definitions
Sankasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
saṅkāsa : (adj.) similar.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Saṅkāsa, (saṃ+kāsa, of kāś, cp. okāsa) appearance; (-°) having the appearance of, like, similar J. II, 150; V, 71, 155, 370 (puñña°=sadisa C.); Bu 17, 21; Miln. 2. (Page 662)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) 1. Like, similar, (in composition.) 2. Near. m.
(-śaḥ) Appearance, presence. E. sam before kāś to shine, aff. ac .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṅkāśa (सङ्काश):—[sa-ṅkāśa] (śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) a. Like; near.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Saṃkāśa (संकाश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃkāsa.
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Saṃkāsa (संकास) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃkāśa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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Partial matches: Sha.
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