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If you want to study the Buddhist religion, then it will be a good idea for you to study the Pali language. Pali is the language that was used to write Theravada Buddhism scriptures in Sri Lanka during the 1st century B.C. This includes the Pali Canon, popularly referred to as Tipitaka in the Pali language. The word Pali literally means Canonical text. Pali is also frequently used for religious chants during rituals. It is rhythmic and sonorous, which makes it pleasing to the [...]
Pali is an Indo-Aryan language of India, used as the literary language of the Buddhist Scriptures and frequently chanted in a ritual context. Monks from different countries may speak Pali to each other, but there are no native speakers.
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This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.
List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo
Pali > English: 1,770 words
English > Pali: 1,610 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: January 17, 2008
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