Associations to the word «Pali»

Wiktionary

PALI, proper noun. A Middle Indo-Aryan language (Devanagari पाऴि) of north India, closely related to Sanskrit; the sacred language of the Buddhist scriptures. It has no native script, so it may be written in various alphabets, including Devanagari, Burmese, and Roman.
PALI, proper noun. The Prakrit language of the Buddha.
PALI, noun. Plural of palus

Dictionary definition

PALI, noun. An ancient Prakrit language (derived from Sanskrit) that is the scriptural and liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche