Tulapicu, aka: Tūlapicu, Tula-picu; 4 Definition(s)


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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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tūlapicu : (m.) cotton-wool.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Tūlapicu (तूलपिचु).—cotton.

Derivable forms: tūlapicuḥ (तूलपिचुः).

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

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

Tūlapicu (तूलपिचु).—m.

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

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