Sondi, aka: Soṇḍī; 2 Definition(s)


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soṇḍī : (f.) a natural tank in a rock.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Soṇḍī, 2 (f.) the neck of a tortoise S. IV, 177 (soṇḍi-pañcamāni aṅgāni); Miln. 371; the hood of a snake J. VI, 166 (nāgā soṇḍi-katā). (Page 725)

2) Soṇḍī, 1 (f.) a natural tank in a rock J. I, 462; DhA. II, 56 (soṇḍi); udaka-° J. IV, 333; Vism. 119; KhA 65 (soṇḍikā). (Page 724)

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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