[ trih-pit-uh-kuh ]
/ trɪˈpɪt ə kə /
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Origin of Tripitaka
<Sanskrit, equivalent to tri-tri- + piṭaka basket
Words nearby Tripitaka
triphosphoric acid, triphthong, triphylite, triphyllous, tripinnate, Tripitaka, triplane, triple, triple A, Triple Alliance, triple alpha process
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How to use Tripitaka in a sentence
A whiny, somewhat dimwitted holy man, Tripitaka needs all the help he can get.The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take|Michael Dirda|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
He was well acquainted with the Tripitaka and especially versed in the Vinaya or rules of discipline.The Religions of Japan|William Elliot Griffis
In another inscription Asoko recommended the study of the Tripitaka and mentioned titles of the books.
But the Vedas, the Homeric poems, the Tripitaka as well, existed in memory long before they were committed to writing.
It is also stated that an old Chinese catalogue of the Tripitaka does not name Aśvaghosha as the author.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
There are, however, two non-Buddhist books in the Chinese Tripitaka.
British Dictionary definitions for Tripitaka
/ (trɪˈpɪtəkə) /
Buddhism the three collections of books making up the Buddhist canon of scriptures
Word Origin for Tripitaka
from Pali tri three + pitaka basket
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