(in Hawaii) a steep slope or cliff.
Other definitions for Pali (2 of 2)
the Prakrit language of the Buddhist scriptures.
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How to use pali in a sentence
All the forms of Buddhism in the transgangetic peninsula are embodied in pali writings.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies | Robert Gordon Latham
It is written; and embodies a copious, but worthless literature, its alphabet being derived from that of the pali language.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies | Robert Gordon Latham
But the pali shrieked; it was the one imposing element that defied stillness.The Pacific Triangle | Sydney Greenbie
As he turned the corner of his palace he had to pass the place where Madame Szent-pali's house had stood.The Golden Age in Transylvania | Mr Jkai
The pali expression kalyamo dhamma is here translated "glorious doctrine."The Buddha | Paul Carus
British Dictionary definitions for Pali
an ancient language of India derived from Sanskrit; the language of the Buddhist scriptures
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