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Tayo, 2 Definition(s)

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Tayo means something in Buddhism, Pali. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Buddhism

Pali

Tayo, (f. tisso, nt. tīṇi; Vedic traya, trī & trīṇi; Gr. treίs, tria; Lat. trēs, tria; Goth. preis, prija; Ohg. drī; E. three, etc. ) num. card. three. Nom. Acc. m. tayo (Sn. 311), & tayas (tayas su dhammā Sn. 231, see KhA 188) f. tisso (D. I, 143; A. V, 210; It. 99) nt. tīṇi (A. I, 138, etc.), also used as absolute form (eka dve tīṇi) Kh III, (cp. KhA 79 & tīṇi lakkhaṇā for lakkhaṇāni Sn. 1019); Gen. m. nt. tiṇṇaṃ (J. III, 52, 111, etc.), f. tissannaṃ; Instr. tīhi (ṭhānehi Dh. 224, vijjāhi It. 101); Loc. tīsu (janesu J. I, 307; vidhāsu Sn. 842).—In composition & derivation: ti in numerical cpds. : tidasa (30) q. v.; tisata (300) Sn. 566 (brāhmaṇā tisatā); 573 (bhikkhavo tisatā); tisahassa (3000) Pv. II, 951 (janā °ā); in numerical derivations: tiṃsa (30), tika (triad), tikkhattuṃ (thrice); tidhā (threefold).—In nominal cpds. : see ti° te (a) in numerical cpds. : terasa (SnA 489; DhsA. 333; VvA. 72: terasī the 13th day) & teḷasa (S. I, 192 Sn. pp. 102, 103) (13) (Sk. trayodaśa, Lat. tredecim); tevīsa (23) VvA. 5; tettiṃsa (33) J. I, 273; DhA. I, 267; tesaṭṭhi (63) PvA. 111 (Jambudīpe tesaṭṭhiyā nagarasahassesu). ‹-› (b) in nominal cpds. : see te°. (Page 297)

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

tayo : (nom. plu. of ti) three (persons).

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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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