Trisahasri, Trisāhasrī, Tri-sahasri: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Trisāhasrī (त्रिसाहस्री).—f. (sc. lokadhātu; compare °srā), the three- thousandfold (world-system): yaś ca imāṃ trisāhasrīṃ (so most mss., two °rāṃ)…kampayet SP 253.7. Only here and in Dbh.g. 40(66).4 trisahasri have I noted the fem. (tri-, or mahā-)-sāhasrī(-sah°), corresp. to Pali sahassī, which app. is the regular Pali form, see Childers s.v. Otherwise the BHS fem. stem is °srā, see preceding items.

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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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