Ubho: 2 definitions


Ubho means something in 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ubho : both. (This is an old remnant of the dual form in Pali).

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

Ubho, (udj.) (Sk. ubhau, an old remnant of a dual form in Pāli; cp. Gr. a)/mfw both, Lat. ambo, Lith. abū, Goth. bai, Ohg. beide = E. both. To prep. -adv. *amb, *ambi; see abhi & cp. also vīsati) both; Nom. Acc. ubho S. I, 87 = A. III, 48 = It. 16; It. 43 = Sn. 661 = Dh. 306; Sn. 220, 543, 597; Dh. 74, 256, 269; 412; Nd1 109; Pv. I, 76; J. I, 223; II, 3; PvA. 13, 82 (tā ubho).—ubhantaṃ both ends, both sides Sn. 1042 (see Nd2 169; SnA. 588 expls. by ubho ante).—Gen. ubhinnaṃ S. I, 162; II, 222; J. II, 3; Instr. ubhohi (hatthehi) Vin. II, 256; J. IV, 142; Loc. ubhosu Sn. 778 (antesu); J. I, 264 (passesu; PvA. 94 (hatthesu). ‹-› Note. The form ubhayo at Pv. II, 310 is to be regarded as a Nom. fem. (= duve PvA. 86). (Page 154)

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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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