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.
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 dictionarySource: 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)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vīhī (वीही):—(nf) quince.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: 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.
Vīhi has the following synonyms: Vīhiyā.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+36): Vihia, Vihimboa, Vihims, Vihimsa, Vihimsaga, Vihimsaka, Vihimsana, Vihimsanta, Vihimsata, Vihimsati, Vihimsavitakka, Vihimsi, Vihimsin, Vihimsita, Vihimsitva, Vihimsra, Vihina, Vihinajati, Vihinara, Vihinasattva.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.48.1 < [Sukta 48]
Rig Veda 7.17.3 < [Sukta 17]
Rig Veda 2.36.4 < [Sukta 36]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the stanza on puttadāra < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Expulsion (Pārājika) 2: Permutations < [Monks’ Expulsion (Pārājika) 2]
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
Chapter 1.3 - From Kundakundācārya (Kundakunda) to Haribhadrasūri < [Chapter 1 - The Jain Yoga Tradition—A Historical Review]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)