Origin of pali
Origin of Pali
Examples from the Web for pali
Historical Examples of pali
The pali, the precipice, stands for any difficulty or obstacle of magnitude.
Nuuanu (Nu'u--nu) a valley back of Honolulu that leads to the "Pali."
This can be traced through the Apabhraṁśa -hi to the Pali -dhi.
But the Pali shrieked; it was the one imposing element that defied stillness.The Pacific Triangle
I have ordered a carriage for a drive to the Pali, which, I am told, is the favorite one.The Four Corners in Japan
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Word Origin for Pali
1690s, Middle High Indian dialect used in sacred Buddhist writings (the lingua franca of northern India from c. 6c. B.C.E.-2c. B.C.E.), from Sanskrit Pali, from pali bhasa "language of the canonical books," from pali "line, role, canon" + bhasa "language."