Tulapicu, Tūlapicu, Tula-picu: 6 definitions

Introduction

Tulapicu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tulapichu.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tūlapicu : (m.) cotton-wool.

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

Tūlapicu refers to: cotton-wool Vism. 282, 285, 404; DhA. III, 202; KhA 173.

Note: tūlapicu is a Pali compound consisting of the words tūla and picu.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tūlapicu (तूलपिचु).—cotton.

Derivable forms: tūlapicuḥ (तूलपिचुः).

Tūlapicu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tūla and picu (पिचु).

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

Tūlapicu (तूलपिचु).—(m.; same [compound] Pali and Sanskrit Lex.), cotton (in some form; symbol of lightness): Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 286.5 (sa punar evotkṣipyate 'vasīdati tasya) calācalā buddhir bhavati, tūlapicūpamaś ca sa bhavati; Divyāvadāna 210.14 and 388.14 mṛduḥ sumṛdus tad yathā tūlapicur vā karpāsapicur (q.v.) vā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tūlapicu (तूलपिचु).—m.

(-cuḥ) Cotton. E. tūla cotton, and picu the same.

context information

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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