Vihi, Vīhi: 5 definitions


Vihi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Vīhi (वीहि)—One of the field-crops mentioned in the Jātakas.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vīhi : (m.) paddy.

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

Vīhi, (cp. Vedic vrīhi) rice, paddy Vin. IV, 264 (as one of the 7 kinds of āmaka-dhañña); J. I, 429; III, 356; Miln. 102, 267; Vism. 383 (°tumba); DhA. I, 125; III, 374 (°piṭaka). (Page 644)

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vīhī (वीही):—(nf) quince.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Vihi (विहि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vidhi.

2) Vīhi (वीहि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vrīhi.

3) Vīhi (वीहि) also relates to the Sanskrit words: Vīthi, Thī.

Vīhi has the following synonyms: Vīhiyā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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