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Concise Pali-English Dictionary
A.P. Buddhadatta Mahathera



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maṃsa : [nt.] flesh.

maṃsapuñja : [m.] a slice of flesh.

maṃsapesi : [f.] a slice of flesh.

makaci : [m.] the bow-string hemp.

makacivattha : [nt.] a canvas.

makacivāka : [nt.] the fibre of the makaci plant.

makara : [m.] a sea-monster; a sword-fish.

makaradantaka : [nt.] a design in the shape of a flower.

makaranda : [m.] the nectar of a flower.

makasa : [m.] a mosquito.

makasavāraṇa : [nt.] mosquito net.

makuṭa : [m.; nt.] crest; crown; a coronet.

makula : [nt.] bud; a knob.

makkaṭa : [m.] a monkey.

makkaṭaka : [m.] a spider.

makkaṭasutta : [nt.] spider's thread.

makkaṭī : [f.] a female monkey.

makkha : [m.] depreciation of another's worth.

makkhaṇa : [nt.] smearing; anointing with.

makkhikā : [f.] a fly.

makkhita : [pp. of makkheti] smeared; anointed; rubbed off.

makkhī : [m.] one who depreciates another's worth.

makkheti : [makkh + e] smears; anoints; rubs off.

makkhetvā : [abs. of makkheti] having smeared; having anointed; having rubbed off.

makkhesi : [aor. of makkheti] smeared; anointed; rubbed off.

maga : [m.] a quadruped.

magadha : [m.] the country of Magadha, which includes present Bihar and Orissa. || māgadha (adj.) belonging to Magadha.

magasira : name of a constellation. || māgasira (m.) name of a month, December-January.

magga : [m.] oath; road; way.

maggakilanta : [adj.] wearied by walking.

maggakusala : [adj.] one who knows the road well.

maggakkhāyī : [adj.] one who shows a right path.

maggaṅga : [nt.] the constituent of the path, viz. right view, right aspiration, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right rapture.

maggañāṇa : [nt.] knowledge of the path.

maggaññū : [adj.] one who knows the path.

maggaṭṭha : [adj.] one who on the road or who has attained the path.

maggati : [mag + a] seeks; tracks; traces out. || maññati (man + ya), imagines; is of opinion; deems.

maggadūsī : [m.] a highway robber.

maggadesaka : [adj.] one who points out the way.

maggana : [nt.] search; tracing out. || magganā (f.) search; tracing out. maññanā (f.), imagination; illusion.

maggapaṭipanna : [adj.] a traveller; one who entered the path.

maggabhāvanā : [f.] cultivation of the path.

maggamūḷha : [adj.] one who has lost the way.

maggavidū : [adj.] one who knows the path.

maggasacca : [nt.] the truth concerning the path.

maggi : [aor. of maggati] sought; tracked; traced out. || maññi (aor. of maññati), imagined; deemed.

maggika : [m.] a wayfarer.

maggita : [pp. of maggati] sought; tracked; traced out. || maññita (pp. of maññati), imagined; deemed. (nt.) imagination; illusion.

maggitvā : [abs. of maggati] having sought; having tracked; having traced out. || maññitvā (abs. of maññati), having imagined; having deemed.

maggeti : [mag + e] seeks; tracks; traces out.

maghavantu : [m.] an epithet of Sakka.

maṅku : [adj.] confused; downcast; in low spirits.

maṅkubhāva : [m.] moral weakness; downcastness.

maṅkubhūta : [adj.] silent; downcast.

maṅgala : [adj.] auspicious; royal; lucky; festive. (nt.), festivity; good omen; ceremony; prosperity.

maṅgalaassa : [m.] state horse.

maṅgalakicca : [nt.] maṅgalakicca

maṅgalakolāhala : [m.] dispute about auspicious things or acts.

maṅgaladivasa : [m.] a festive day; the day of marriage.

maṅgalapokkharaṇī : [f.] royal bathing pond.

maṅgalasindhava : [m.] state horse.

maṅgalasilāpaṭṭa : [nt.] a slab used by a king to sit on.

maṅgalasupina : [nt.] a lucky dream.

maṅgalassa : [m.] state horse.

maṅgalahatthī : [m.] state elephant.

maṅgura : [m.] a kind of river fish. (adj.), of dark yellow colour.

macca : [m.] a man.

maccu : [m.] death; the Death.

maccutara : [adj.] one who overcomes death.

maccudheyya : [nt.] the sphere of Death.

maccuparāyaṇa : [adj.] subject to death.

maccupareta : [adj.] subject to death.

maccupāsa : [m.] the snare of Death.

maccumukha : [nt.] the mouth of Death.

maccurāja : [m.] the king of death.

maccuvasa : [m.] the power of death.

maccuhāyī : [adj.] victorious over death.

maccha : [m.] a fish.

macchagumba : [m.] shawl of fish.

macchaṇḍa : [nt.] fish-egg.

macchaṇḍī : [f.] a kind of sugar having the appearance of fish-eggs.

macchabandha : [m.] a fisherman.

macchamaṃsa : [nt.] fish and flesh.

macchara : [nt.] avarice; niggardliness.

maccharāyati : [deno. from macchariya] is selfish, greedy or miserly.

macchariya : [nt.] avarice; niggardliness.

maccharī : [m.] a miser.

macchī : [f.] a she-fish.

macchera : [nt.] avarice; niggardliness.

majja : [nt.] an intoxicant.

majjati : [maj + ya] intoxicated. (maj + a), polishes; wipes; cleans.

majjana : [nt.] an intoxicant, negligence. || majjanā (f.) polishing; wiping; stroking.

majjanta : [pr.p. of majjati] intoxicating; polishing.

majjapa : [adj.] one drinks strong drinks.

majjapāna : [nt.] drinking of liquors; (nt.), an intoxicating drink.

majjapāyī : [adj.] one drinks strong drinks.

majjavikkayī : [m.] seller of spirits.

majjāra : [m.] a cat.

majjārī : [f.] a she-cat.

majji : [aor. of majjati] intoxicated; polished; wiped; cleaned.

majjita : [pp. of majjati] intoxicated; polished; wiped; cleaned.

majjitvā : [abs. of majjati] having intoxicated; having polished; having wiped.

majjha : [m.] the middle; the waist. (adj.), middle.

majjhaṭṭha : [adj.] neutral; impartial; indifferent.

majjhaṇha : [m.] the noon; midday.

majjhatta : [adj.] neutral; impartial; indifferent.

majjhattatā : [f.] impartiality; equanimity.

majjhadesa : [m.] the middle country.

majjhantika : [m.] the midday.

majjhantikasamaya : [m.] the midday.

majjhima : [adj.] middle; medium; moderate; central.

majjhimadesa : [m.] the middle country including the Ganges basin.

majjhimapurisa : [m.] a man of moderate height; the second person in grammar.

majjhimayāma : [m.] the middle portion of the night.

majjhimavaya : [m.] the middle age.

mañca : [m.] a bed.

mañcaka : [m.] a small bed.

mañcaparāyaṇa : [adj.] confined to bed.

mañcapīṭha : [nt.] beds and chairs; furniture.

mañcavāna : [nt.] the netting of a bed.

mañjarī : [f.] a bunch of cluster.

mañjiṭṭha : [adj.] crimson. || mañjiṭṭhā (f.) the red sanders tree, seeds of which are used as a jeweller's weight.

mañju : [adj.] charming; lovely.

mañjubhāṇaka : [adj.] sweet voiced; speaking sweetly.

mañjussara : [adj.] sweet voiced; speaking sweetly.

mañjūsaka : [m.] a celestial tree.

mañjūsā : [f.] a casket; box.

mañjeṭṭha : [adj.] crimson.

mañjeṭṭhī : [f.] the Bengal madder.

maññamāna : [pr.p. of maññati] imagining; deeming.

maññe : [ind.] methinks; I imagine.

maṭṭasāṭaka : [nt.] a fine cloth.

maṭṭha : [pp. of majjati] intoxicated; polished; wiped; cleaned. (adj.), smoothed; polished.

maṇi : [m.] a gem; jewel.

maṇika : [m.] 1. a big jar; 2. a bracelet made of glass, etc.

maṇikāra : [m.] gem-cutter.

maṇikuṇḍala : [nt.] jewelled earring.

maṇikkhandha : [m.] a tremendous jewel.

maṇipallaṅka : [m.] a jewel seat.

maṇibandha : [m.] the wrist.

maṇimaya : [adj.] made of precious stones.

maṇiratana : [nt.] a valuable gem.

maṇivaṇṇa : [adj.] of the colour of crystal.

maṇisappa : [m.] a kind of green snake.

maṇḍa : [m.] the best part (of milk, etc.). (adj.), very clear.

maṇḍana : [nt.] adornment; decoration.

maṇḍanajātika : [adj.] desirous of adornment.

maṇḍapa : [m.] temporary shed or pavilion.

maṇḍamāla : [m.] a circular pavilion.

maṇḍala : [nt.] a circle; disk; round platform; circus ring; a round flat surface.

maṇḍalamāla : [m.] a circular pavilion.

maṇḍalika : [adj.] belonging to a circle or a small country.

maṇḍalissara : [m.; adj.] governor of province.

maṇḍalī : [adj.] having a disk; circular.

maṇḍita : [pp. of maṇḍeti] adorned; decorated.

maṇḍuka : [m.] a frog.

maṇḍeti : [maṇḍ + e] adorns; decorates.

maṇḍetvā : [abs. of maṇḍeti] having adorned; having decorated.

maṇḍesi : [aor. of maṇḍeti] adorned; decorated.

mata : [pp. of maññati] know; understand. (pp. of marati), died. (nt.) a view. (pp. of marati) dead.

mataka : [m.] the deceased.

matakabhatta : [nt.] food offered for the dead.

matakavattha : [nt.] cloth offered for the dead.

matakicca : [nt.] rites for the dead.

mati : [f.] wisdom; idea.

matimantu : [adj.] wise.

mativippahīna : [adj.] foolish.

matta : [pp. of majjati] was intoxicated; full of joy; proud of; conceited; polished. (- ka), (in cpds.) of the size of; as much as. || mattā (f.), a measure; quantity; moderation; size. maṭṭa (adj.) smoothed; polished.

mattaññutā : [f.] moderation.

mattaññū : [adj.] knowing the measure or limit; moderate.

mattahatthī : [m.] a rutted elephant.

mattāsukha : [nt.] limited happiness.

mattikapatta : [m.] earthern bowl.

mattikā : [f.] clay; soil.

mattikāpiṇḍa : [m.] a lump of clay.

mattikābhājana : [nt.] earthenware (vessel).

mattigha : [m.] a matricide.

matteyya : [adj.] respecting one's mother.

matteyyatā : [f.] filial love towards one's mother.

matthaka : [m.] the head; top; summit. (loc.) upon; at the distance of.

matthaluṅga : [nt.] the brain.

matthu : [nt.] the water separated from the curd.

mathati : [math + a] shakes about; churns; disturbs.

mathana : [nt.] churning; disturbance.

mathi : [aor. of mathati] shook about; churned; disturbed.

mathita : [pp. of mathati] shook about; churned; disturbed.

mathitvā : [abs. of mathati] having shaken about; having distrubed.

mada : [m.] pride; intoxication; conceit; sexual excess.

madana : [m.] the God of love. (nt.), intoxication.

madanīya : [adj.] intoxicating; causing attachment.

madirā : [f.] liquor made from cereals.

maddati : [madd + a] crushes; tramples on; subjugates.

maddana : [nt.] crushing; trampling; threshing.

maddanta : [pr.p. of maddati] crushing; trampling on; subjugating.

maddava : [nt.] softness; mildness; a soft thing. (adj.), mild; gentle; soft.

maddi : [aor. of maddati] crushed; trampled on; subjugated.

maddita : [pp. of maddati] crushed; trampled on; subjugated.

madditvā : [abs. of maddati] having crushed; having trampled on; having subjugated.

maddiya : [abs. of maddati] having crushed; having trampled on; having subjugated.

madhu : [nt.] honey; wine made from the blossom of Bassia Latifolia.

madhuka : [m.] the tree Bassia Latifolia. || madhukā (f.) liquorice.

madhukara : [m.] a bee.

madhugaṇḍa : [m.] a honeycomb.

madhupa : [m.] a bee; sucker of honey.

madhupaṭala : [m.] a honeycomb.

madhupiṇḍikā : [f.] a ball of flour mixed with honey.

madhubbata : [m.] a bee.

madhumakkhita : [adj.] smeared with honey.

madhumeha : [m.] diabetes.

madhura : [adj.] sweet. (nt.) sweet thing.

madhurakajāta : [adj.] weak and stiff.

madhuratā : [f.] sweetness.

madhuratta : [nt.] sweetness.

madhurassara : [adj.] having a sweet voice.

madhulaṭṭhikā : [f.] liquorice.

madhulāja : [m.] fried corn mixed with honey.

madhulīha : [m.] a bee.

madhussava : [adj.] dripping with honey.

madhvāsava : [m.] wine from the flowers of Bassia.

mana : [m.; nt.] mind; consciousness. (in cpds. it takes the form mano). || māna (nt.), measure; measurement. (m.) pride; conceit.

mana : [ind.] nearly; well-nigh; almost; somewhat.

manakkāra : [m.] ideation; consideration.

manatā : [f.] (in cpds.), mentality. attamanatā = joyful mentality.

manana : [nt.] thinking. || mānana (nt.), paying honour or respect.

manasikata : [pp. of manasikaroti] kept in mind; thought over.

manasikatvā : [abs. of manasikaroti] having kept in mind; having thought over.

manasikari : [aor. of manasikaroti] kept in mind; thought over.

manasikaritvā : [abs. of manasikaroti] having kept in mind; having thought over.

manasikaroti : [manasi + kar + o] keeps in mind; thinks over.

manasikaronta : [pr.p. of manasikaroti] keeping in mind; thinking over.

manasikātabba : [pt.p. of manasikaroti] should be kept in mind.

manasikātu : [inf.] to think about.

manasikāra : [m.] ideation; consideration.

manāpa : [adj.] pleasing; charming.

manāpika : [adj.] pleasing; charming.

manuja : [m.] a human being.

manujādhipa : [m.] lord of men, a king.

manujinda : [m.] lord of men, a king.

manuñña : [adj.] delightful; pleasant.

manussa : [m.] a human being.

manussatta : [nt.] human existence; humanity.

manussabhāva : [m.] state of human being.

manussabhūta : [adj.] one who has become a man.

manussaloka : [m.] human world.

manesikā : [f.] thought-reading.

mano : (from taken by mana in cpds.)

manokamma : [nt.] mental action.

manojava : [adj.] swift as thought.

manoduccarita : [nt.] the bad mentality.

manodvāra : [nt.] the threshold of consciousness.

manodhātu : [f.] the ideational faculty.

manopadosa : [m.] ill-will.

manopasāda : [m.] devotional feeling.

manopubbaṅgamā : [adj.] directed by mind.

manomaya : [adj.] mind made.

manoratha : [m.] wish.

manorama : [adj.] delightful.

manoviññāṇa : [nt.] the mind cognition.

manoviññeyya : [adj.] to be comprehended by the mind.

manovitakka : [m.] a thought.

manosilā : [f.] red arsenic.

manohara : [adj.] charming; captivating.

manta : [nt.] a charm; spell; incantation.

mantajjhāyaka : [adj.] one who studies the Holy Incantations.

mantadhara : [adj.] bearer of Vedic charms.

mantana : [nt.] consultation; discussion. || mantanā (f.) consultation; discussion.

mantayati : [v.] consults.

mantayamāna : [pr.p. of manteti] consulting; taking counsel; discussing.

mantita : [pp. of manteti] consulted; taken counsel; discussed.

mantinī : [f.] a woman councillor.

mantī : [m.] a counsellor; a minister.

mantu : [m.] one who imagines.

manteti : [mant + e] consults; takes counsel; discusses.

mantetu : [inf. of manteti] to consult; to take counsel; to discuss.

mantetvā : [abs. of manteti] having consulted; having taken counsel; having discussed.

mantenta : [pr.p. of manteti] consulting; taking counsel; discussing.

mantesi : [aor. of manteti] consulted; took counsel; discussed.

mantha : [m.] churning stick; parched corn-flour.

manthara : [m.] a tortoise.

manda : [adj.] slow; dull; lazy; foolish; yielding a little. (nt.) a little.

manda : [adv.] slowly; little by little.

mandatā : [f.] reduced state; slowness; stupidity.

mandatta : [nt.] reduced state; slowness; stupidity.

mandamanda : [adv.] slowly; little by little.

mandākinī : [f.] name of a great lake, and of a river.

mandāmukhī : [f.] a coal-pan.

mandāra : [m.] name of a mountain.

mandiya : [nt.] stupidity; slackness.

mandira : [nt.] a mansion; a palace.

mamaṅkāra : [m.] selfish attachment.

mamatta : [nt.] selfish attachment.

mamāyati : [deno. from mama] is attached to; cherishes.

mamāyanā : [f.] selfish attachment.

mamāyanta : [pr.p. of mamāyati] cherishing.

mamāyi : [aor. of mamāyati] cherished.

mamāyita : [pp. of mamāyati] cherished.

mamāyitvā : [abs. of mamāyati] having cherished.

mamma : [nt.] a vital spot of the body; a nerve centre.

mammacchedaka : [adj.] wounding a vital spot; very harsh or fatal.

mammaṭṭhāna : [nt.] a vital spot of the body; a nerve centre.

mammana : [adj.] one who stammers.

maya : [nom. plu. of amha] we.

mayūkha : [m.] a ray of light.

mayūra : [m.] peacock.

maraṇa : [nt.] death. || māraṇa (nt.), killing.

maraṇakāla : [m.] time of death.

maraṇacetanā : [f.] intention to kill.

maraṇadhamma : [adj.] subject to death.

maraṇanta : [adj.] having death as its end.

maraṇapariyosāna : [adj.] having death as its end.

maraṇabhaya : [nt.] fear of death.

maraṇamañcaka : [m.] death-bed.

maraṇamukha : [nt.] the mouth of Death.

maraṇavasa : [m.] power of the death.

maraṇasati : [f.] meditation on death.

maraṇasamaya : [m.] time of death.

marati : [mar + a] dies.

maranta : [pr.p. of marati] dying.

maramāna : [pr.p. of marati] dying.

mari : [aor. of marati] died.

marica : [nt.] pepper; chillies.

maritabba : [pt.p. of marati] should be died.

maritu : [inf. of marati] to die.

maritvā : [abs. of marati] having died.

mariyādā : [f.] boundary; limit.

marīci : [f.] a ray of light; mirage.

marīcikā : [f.] mirage.

marīcidhamma : [adj.] equal to mirage; unsubstantial.

maru : [f.] sand; a sandy waste. (m.), a deity.

marumba : [nt.] pebbles.

mala : [nt.] impurity; stain; rust; dirt; dung. || māla (m.) a circular enclosure; a round yard. mālā (f.) a garland; wreath; flowers; a string of.

malatara : [adj.] more dirty or impure.

malina : [adj.] dirty; stained; impure. (nt.), impurity.

malinaka : [adj.] dirty; stained; impure. (nt.), impurity.

malla : [m.] a wrestler; a man of the Malla clan.

mallaka : [m.] a vessel; a receiver.

mallayuddha : [nt.] wrestling contest.

mallikā : [f.] the (Arabian), jasmine.

masāragalla : [nt.] a kind of precious stone.

masi : [m.] soot; charcoal dust.

massu : [nt.] the beard.

massuka : [adj.] having a beard.

massukamma : [nt.] beard-dressing.

massukaraṇa : [nt.] beard-dressing.

maha : [m.] a religious festival. || mahā (mahanta becomes mahā in compounds; the last vowel ā is often shortened euphonically.)

mahaggata : [adj.] become great; lofty.

mahaggha : [adj.] very costly.

mahagghatā : [f.] costliness.

mahagghasa : [adj.] eating much; gluttonous.

mahaṇṇava : [m.] the great ocean.

mahati : [mah + a] honours; reveres. || mahatī (f.) great; big; extensive.

mahatta : [nt.] greatness.

mahaddhana : [adj.] having great riches.

mahanīya : [adj.] respectable.

mahanta : [adj.] great; big; extensive.

mahantabhāva : [m.] greatness.

mahantara : [adj.] greater; more extensive.

mahantī : [f.] great; big; extensive.

mahapphala : [adj.] rich in result.

mahapphalatara : [adj.] having more great results.

mahabbala : [adj.] having a great power or strong force. (nt.) a great strength or army.

mahabbhaya : [nt.] great fear.

mahallaka : [adj.] old. (m.), an old man.

mahallakatara : [adj.] older.

mahallikā : [f.] old woman.

mahā-upāsaka : [m.] a great follower of the Buddha.

mahā-upāsikā : [f.] a great female devotee.

mahākathāna : [nt.] a number with 134 cyphers.

mahākaruṇā : [f.] great compassion.

mahākāya : [adj.] having a fat or big body.

mahāgaṇa : [m.] a great community.

mahāgaṇī : [m.] having many followers.

mahājana : [m.] the public.

mahājanakāya : [m.] a great multitude of people.

mahātaṇha : [adj.] very greedy.

mahātala : [nt.] a large flat roof on the top of a palace.

mahādhana : [nt.] immense wealth.

mahānaraka : [m.] the great hell.

mahānasa : [nt.] the kitchen.

mahānāga : [m.] a big elephant.

mahāniraya : [m.] the great hell.

mahānubbāva : [adj.] of great majesty.

mahāpañña : [adj.] very wise.

mahāpatha : [m.] high road.

mahāpitu : [m.] father's elder brother.

mahāpurisa : [m.] a great man.

mahābandhana : [nt.] strong bondage.

mahābhūta : [nt.] the four great elements.

mahābhoga : [adj.] having great wealth.

mahāmagga : [m.] highway; main road.

mahāmacca : [m.] a chief minister.

mahāmati : [m.] a great wise man.

mahāmatta : [m.] a chief minister.

mahāmuni : [m.] the great sage.

mahāmegha : [m.] a shower.

mahāyañña : [m.] a great sacrifice.

mahāyasa : [adj.] of great fame.

mahāyāga : [m.] a great sacrifice.

mahāraha : [adj.] very precious; costly; much valuable.

mahārāja : [m.] a great king.

mahālatāpasādhana : [nt.] a ladies' parure called "great creeper".

mahāvīra : [m.] great hero.

mahāsatta : [m.] the great being.

mahāsamaṇa : [m.] the Great Recluse.

mahāsamudda : [m.] the ocean.

mahāsara : [nt.] a great lake. || mahāsāra (adj.), having immense wealth.

mahāsāla : [adj.] having immense wealth.

mahāsāvaka : [m.] a great disciple.

mahi : [aor. of mahati] honoured; revered. || mahī (f.) the earth; name of a river.

mahikā : [f.] the frost.

mahiccha : [adj.] greedy.

mahicchatā : [f.] greediness.

mahita : [pp. of mahati] honoured; revered.

mahitvā : [abs. of mahati] having honoured; having revered.

mahiddhika : [adj.] of great magical power.

mahinda : [m.] a personal name; the chief of gods.

mahilā : [f.] a woman.

mahisa : [m.] a buffalo.

mahisamaṇḍala : [nt.] name of a country, present Mysore.

mahissara : [m.] a great lord; the God Isvara.

mahītala : [nt.] the surface of the earth.

mahīdhara : [m.] a mountain.

mahīpati : [m.] a king.

mahīpāla : [m.] a king.

mahīruha : [m.] a tree.

mahesakkha : [adj.] influential; possessing great power.

mahesi : [(mahā + isi), m.] the great sage. || mahesī (f.) a queen.

mahogha : [m.] great flood.

mahodadhi : [m.] the ocean.

mahodara : [adj.] having a big belly.

mahoraga : [m.] a king of Nāgas.

: [a prohibitive particle] do not. (m.) the moon.

māgadhaka : [adj.] belonging to Magadha.

māgadhī : [f.] the language of Magadha.

māgavika : [m.] a huntsman.

māgha : [m.] name of a month, January-February.

māghāta : [m.] non-killing order.

māṇa : [nt.] measure; measurement. (m.), pride; conceit.

māṇava : [m.] a young man.

māṇavaka : [m.] a young man.

māṇavikā : [f.] a maiden.

māṇavī : [f.] a maiden.

mātaṅga : [m.] an elephant; a low-caste man.

mātalī : [m.] name of Indra's charioteer.

mātāpitu : [m.] parents; the mother and the father.

mātāpettika : [adj.] come from father and mother.

mātāpettibhara : [adj.] supporting one's parents.

mātāmaha : [m.] mother's father.

mātāmahī : [f.] mother's mother.

mātika : [adj.] connected with mother. || mātikā (f.), a water course; a table of contents; the code of Patimokkha.

mātipakkha : [m.] mother's side.

mātu : [f.] mother.

mātukucchi : [m.] mother's womb.

mātugāma : [m.] a woman.

mātughāta : [m.] matricide.

mātughātaka : [m.] matricide.

mātucchā : [f.] mother's sister.

mātupaṭṭhāna : [(mātu + upaṭṭhāna) nt.] looking after one's mother.

mātuposaka : [adj.] supporting one's mother.

mātula : [m.] maternal uncle.

mātulānī : [f.] maternal uncle's wife.

mātuluṅga : [m.] the citron.

mādisa : [adj.] one like me.

mānakūṭa : [m.] a false measure.

mānatthaddha : [m.] stubborn in pride.

mānada : [adj.] inspiring respect.

mānasa : [nt.] mind; intention. (adj.), (in cpds.) having the intention of.

mānita : [pp. of māneti] honoured; revered; thought highly.

mānī : [m.] one who is proud.

mānusa : [adj.] human (m.), a man.

mānusaka : [adj.] human.

mānusatta : [nt.] human state.

mānusika : [adj.] existing in the human world.

mānusī : [f.] a woman.

māneti : [mān + e] honours; reveres; thinks highly.

mānetvā : [abs. of māneti] having honoured; having revered; having thought highly.

mānenta : [pr.p. of māneti] honouring; revering; thinking highly.

mānesi : [aor. of māneti] honoured; revered; thought highly.

māpaka : [m.] the Creator; constructor.

māpika : [pp. of māpeti] built; constructed; created.

māpita : [pp. of māpeti] created.

māpeti : [mā + āpe] builds; constructs; creates; causes to appear by supernatural power.

māpetvā : [abs. of māpeti] having built; having constructed; having created.

māpesi : [aor. of māpeti] built; constructed; created.

māmaka : [adj.] devoted to; loving.

māyā : [f.] fraud; deceit; magic; jugglery.

māyākāra : [m.] a juggler.

māyāvī : [adj.] deceitful; hypocritical; a magician.

māra : [m.] the Evil One; the tempter; death personified.

māraka : [adj.] bringing death; one who kills.

mārakāyika : [adj.] belonging to the group of Māra deities.

māradheyya : [nt.] the realm of Māra.

mārabandhana : [nt.] the fetter of Death.

mārasenā : [f.] the army of Māra.

mārāpana : [nt.] causing to be killed.

mārāpita : [pp. of mārāpeti] caused to be killed.

mārāpeti : [caus. of māreti] causes to be killed.

mārāpetvā : [abs. of mārāpeti] having caused to be killed.

mārāpenta : [pr.p. of mārāpeti] causing to be killed.

mārita : [pp. of māreti] killed.

māriyamāna : [pr.p.p.] being killed.

mārisa : [adj.] (found only in voc.) Sir, Sirs.

māruta : [m.] the wind.

māreti : [mar + e] kills.

māretu : [m.] killer.

māretu : [inf. of māreti] to kill.

māretvā : [abs. of māreti] having killed.

mārenta : [pr.p. of māreti] killing.

māresi : [aor. of māreti] killed. (aor. of mārāpeti), caused to be killed.

mālaka : [m.] a circular enclosure; a round yard.

mālatī : [f.] great-flowered jasmine.

mālākamma : [nt.] garland work; a mural drawing.

mālākāra : [m.] garland-maker; a florist.

mālāgaccha : [m.] a flowering plant.

mālāguṇa : [m.] a string of flowers.

mālāguḷa : [nt.] a cluster of flowers.

mālācumbaṭaka : [m.] a chaplet of flowers.

mālādāma : [m.] a string of flowers.

mālādhara : [adj.] wearing a garland of flowers.

mālādhārī : [adj.] wearing a wreath.

mālāpuṭa : [m.] a container of flowers.

mālābhārī : [adj.] wearing a wreath.

mālāvaccha : [nt.] a flower garden or flowery bed.

mālika : [adj.] having garlands or flowers.

mālinī : [f.] a woman wearing garlands.

mālī : [adj.] having garlands or flowers.

māluta : [m.] the wind.

māluvā : [f.] a parasite creeper which slowly destroys the tree on which it has grown.

mālūra : [m.] the marmelos tree.

mālya : [nt.] a garland.

māsa : [m.] a month; a kind of bean, Phaseolus Indica.

māsaka : [m.] a small coin, (the value of which is about an anna).

māsika : [adj.] occurring monthly; once a month.

miga : [m.] a beast; a quadruped; a deer.

migachāpaka : [m.] the young of a deer.

migataṇhikā : [f.] mirage.

migadāya : [m.] deer-park.

migapotaka : [m.] the young of a deer.

migamada : [m.] the musk.

migamātukā : [f.] a hoofed animal of the size of a cat. (Sinh. mīninnā).

migaluddaka : [m.] a deer-hunter.

migava : [nt.] hunting.

miginda : [m.] the king of beasts; a lion.

migī : [f.] a hind.

micchatta : [nt.] falsehood.

micchā : [ind.] untruth; falsehood; false; wrongly; wrong.

micchākammanta : [m.] wrong conduct or action.

micchāgahaṇa : [nt.] wrong behaviour.

micchācāra : [nt.] wrong behaviour.

micchācārī : [adj.] one who behaves wrongly.

micchādiṭṭhi : [f.] wrong view; heresy.

micchāpaṇihita : [adj.] wrongly directed.

micchāvācā : [f.] wrong speech.

micchāvāyāma : [m.] wrong effort.

micchāsaṅkappa : [m.] wrong intention.

miñja : [nt.] kernel; marrow; pith. || miñjā (f.) kernel; marrow; pith.

miṇana : [nt.] measurement.

miṇanta : [pr.p. of miṇāti] measuring; weighing; balancing.

miṇāti : [mi + ṇā] measures; weighes; balances.

miṇi : [aor. of miṇāti] measured; weighed; balanced.

miṇitu : [inf. of miṇāti] to measure; to weigh; to balance.

miṇitvā : [abs. of miṇāti] having measured; having weighed; having balanced.

miṇīyati : [pass. of miṇāti] is measured; is balanced.

mita : [pp. of miṇāti] measured; weighed; balanced.

mitabhāṇī : [m.] one who speaks moderately.

mitta : [m.; nt.] a friend.

mittadubbhi : [m.] one who betrays his friends; a treacherous person.

mittadūbhī : [m.] one who betrays his friends; a treacherous person.

mittaddu : [m.] one who betrays his friends; a treacherous person.

mittapatirūpaka : [adj.] a false friend.

mittabheda : [m.] breaking of friendship or alliance.

mittasanthava : [m.] association with a friend.

mithu : [ind.] alternate; alternately; secretly.

mithuna : [nt.] a pair of a male and a female.

mithubheda : [m.] breaking of alliance.

middha : [nt.] torpor; drowsiness.

middhī : [adj.] torpid; drowsy.

miyyati : [mar + ya; mar is changed to miy and mī] dies.

milakkha : [m.] a barbarian.

milakkhadesa : [m.] a country where barbarians live.

milāta : [pp. of milāyati] withered, faded, dried up. || milātā (f.) fadedness.

milāyati : [milā + ya] to be faded; withers.

milāyamāna : [pr.p. of milāyati] withering.

milāyi : [aor. of milāyati] withered.

milāyitvā : [abs. of milāyati] having withered.

missa : [adj.] mixed; combined.

missaka : [adj.] mixed; combined.

missita : [pp. of misseti] mixed.

misseti : [miss + e] mixes.

missetvā : [abs. of misseti] having mixed.

missenta : [pr.p. of misseti] mixing.

missesi : [aor. of misseti] mixed.

mihita : [nt.] a smile.

mīna : [m.] a fish.

mīyati : [mar + ya; mar is changed to miy and mī] dies.

mīyamāna : [pr.p. of miyyati] died.

mīḷha : [nt.] excrement; dung.

mukula : [nt.] a bud.

mukha : [nt.] mouth; face; entrance; opening; front. (adj.), foremost.

mukhatuṇḍa : [nt.] beak.

mukhadvāra : [nt.] the mouth.

mukhadhovana : [nt.] washing of the face; rinsing the mouth.

mukhapuñchana : [nt.] a towel for wiping the face.

mukhapūra : [nt.] a mouthful. (adj.), filling the mouth.

mukhara : [adj.] garrulous; talkative.

mukharatā : [f.] talkativeness.

mukhavaṭṭi : [f.] brim; rim; edge.

mukhavaṇṇa : [m.] the features.

mukhavikāra : [m.] contortion of the face; showing faces.

mukhasaṅkocana : [nt.] distortion of the mouth (as a sign of displeasure).

mukhasaññata : [adj.] controlling one's mouth.

mukhādhāna : [nt.] a bridle.

mukhullokaka : [adj.] looking into a person's face.

mukhodaka : [nt.] water for washing the face.

mukhya : [adj.] chief; foremost; most important.

mugga : [m.] green peas.

muggara : [m.] a club; mallet.

muṅgusa : [m.] a mongoose.

mucalinda : [m.] the tree Barringtonia Acutangula.

muccati : [muc + ya] becomes free; to be saved or released.

muccamāna : [pr.p. of muccati] becoming free.

mucci : [aor. of muccati] became free.

muccita : [pp. of muccati] become free.

muccitvā : [abs. of muccati] having become free.

mucchati : [mucch + a] becomes unconscious or infatuated; faints.

mucchana : [nt.] fainting; unconsciousness; infatuation. || mucchanā (f.), fainting; unconsciousness; infatuation.

mucchanta : [pr.p. of mucchati] becoming unconscious or infatuated.

mucchā : [f.] fainting; unconsciousness; infatuation.

mucchi : [aor. of mucchati] became unconscious or infatuated; fainted.

mucchita : [pp. of mucchati] become unconscious or infatuated; fainted.

mucchitvā : [abs. of mucchati] having become unconscious or infatuated.

mucchiya : [abs. of mucchati] having become unconscious or infatuated.

muñcaka : [adj.] one who releases; emitting.

muñcati : [muc + ṃ-a] releases; loosens; delivers; sends off; emits; gives up.

muñcana : [nt.] releasing; giving up.

muñcanaka : [adj.] emitting.

muñcanta : [pr.p. of muñcati] releasing; loosening; delivering; sending off; emitting; giving up.

muñcamāna : [pr.p. of muñcati] releasing; loosening; delivering; sending off; emitting; giving up.

muñci : [aor. of muñcati] released; loosened; delivered; sent off; emited; gave up.

muñcita : [pp. of muñcati] released; loosened; delivered; sent off; emited; gave up.

muñcitvā : [abs. of muñcati] having released; having loosened; having delivered; having sent off; having emited; having given up.

muñciya : [abs. of muñcati] having released; having loosened; having delivered; having sent off; having emited; having given up.

muñcīyati : [v.] is freed or released.

muñja : [nt.] a kind of grass used in making slippers, etc.

muṭṭha : [pp. of mussati] forgotten; passed into oblivion.

muṭṭhasacca : [nt.] forgetfulness.

muṭṭhassatī : [adj.] forgetful.

muṭṭhi : [m.] the fist; a handle.

muṭṭhika : [m.] a wrestler; boxer.

muṭṭhimalla : [m.] a wrestler; boxer.

muṭṭhiyuddha : [nt.] boxing.

muṇḍa : [adj.] shaven; void of vegetation; bare.

muṇḍaka : [m.] a shaveling; shaven-headed.

muṇḍacchadda : [m.] a building with a flat roof.

muṇḍatta : [nt.] the fact of being shaven.

muṇḍita : [pp. of muṇḍeti] shaved.

muṇḍiya : [nt.] the fact of being shaven.

muṇḍeti : [muṇḍ + e] shaves.

muṇḍetvā : [abs. of muṇḍeti] having shaved.

muṇḍesi : [aor. of muṇḍeti] shaved.

muta : [pp. of munāti] known; understood. (nt.), sense perceptions through nose, tongue and touch.

mutiṇga : [m.] a small drum.

mutimantu : [adj.] sensible.

mutta : [pp. of muñcati] released; loosened; delivered; sent off; emited; gave up. (pp. of muccati), become free. (nt.), the urine. || muttā (f.) a pearl.

muttakaraṇa : [nt.] the male or female organ.

muttavatthi : [f.] the bladder.

muttācāra : [adj.] of loose habits.

muttājāla : [nt.] a net of pearls.

muttāvali : [m.] a string of pearls.

muttāhāra : [m.] a string of pearls.

mutti : [f.] release; freedom.

mudā : [f.] gladness.

mudiṇga : [m.] a small drum.

mudita : [adj.] glad; satisfied. || muditā (f.), sympathy in other's welfare.

muditamana : [adj.] with gladdened heart.

mudu : [adj.] soft; mild; tender.

muduka : [adj.] soft; mild; tender.

muducitta : [adj.] of a tender heart.

mudujātika : [adj.] of tender nature.

mudutā : [nt.] softness; plasticity.

mudutta : [nt.] softness; plasticity.

mudubhūta : [adj.] supple; malleable.

muduhadaya : [adj.] of a tender heart.

muddaṅkaṇa : [nt.] printing.

muddā : [f.] a seal; a stamp; an impression; gesture; printing.

muddāpaka : [m.] printer.

muddāpana : [nt.] printing.

muddāpita : [pp. of muddāpeti] printed.

muddāpeti : [deno. from muddā] prints.

muddāpetvā : [abs. of muddāpeti] having printed.

muddāpesi : [aor. of muddāpeti] printed.

muddāyanta : [nt.] a printing press.

muddikā : [f.] grape-vine; grapes; a seal ring; signet ring.

muddikāsava : [m.] wine.

muddha : [adj.] foolish; bewildered. || muddhā (m.), the head; top; summit.

muddhaja : [adj.] lingual. (m.), hair.

muddhatā : [f.] foolishness.

muddhātuka : [adj.] foolish in nature.

muddhādhipāta : [m.] splitting of the head.

muddhāvasitta : [adj.] properly anointed (king).

mudhā : [ind.] gratis; for nothing.

munāti : [mum + a] knows; understands.

muni : [aor. of munāti] knew; understood. (m.), a monk.

muninda : [m.] the great sage.

muyhati : [muh + ya] forgets; becomes dull; infatuates.

muyhana : [nt.] forgetfulness; infatuation.

muyhamāna : [pr.p. of muyhati] forgetting; becoming dull; infatuating.

muyhi : [aor. of muyhati] forgot; became dull; infatuated.

muyhitvā : [abs. of muyhati] having forgotten; having become dull; having infatuated.

muraja : [m.] a tambourine.

murumurāyati : [onom. from muru-muru] bites up with a cracking sound.

muḷāla : [nt.] lotus root.

muḷālapuppha : [nt.] lotus flower.

musala : [m.] a pestle.

musalī : [adj.] with a pestle in hand.

musā : [ind.] falsehood; lie. || mūsā (f.) a crucible.

musāvāda : [m.] lying.

mussati : [mus + ya] forgets; passes into oblivion.

mussi : [aor. of mussati] forgot; passed into oblivion.

mussitvā : [abs. of mussati] having forgotten; having passed into oblivion.

muhu : [adv.] very quickly.

muhutta : [m.; nt.] a moment; a minute.

muhutta : [adv.] a moment.

muhuttika : [adj.] existing only for a moment. (m.), an astrologer.

muhuttena : [adv.] in a moment.

mūga : [adj.] dumb; a dumb person.

mūla : [nt.] root; money; cash; foot; bottom; origin; cause; foundation; beginning.

mūlaka : [m.] the reddish. (adj.), (in cpds.), being conditioned by; originating in.

mūlakanda : [m.] a bulbous root.

mūladhana : [nt.] the deposited money.

mūlabīja : [nt.] germinative root.

mūlasatena : with 100 roots.

mūlika : [adj.] fundamental; elementary.

mūlya : [nt.] payment; wages.

mūḷha : [pp. of muyhati] gone astray; forgotten; confused; erring; foolish.

mūsika : [m.] a rat; mouse. || mūsikā (f.) a rat; mouse.

mūsikacchinna : [adj.] gnawed by mice.

mūsikavacca : [nt.] mice-dung.

me : [dat. and gen. sing. of amha] to me; my; mine.

mekhalā : [f.] a girdle for women.

megha : [m.] rain; a cloud.

meghanāda : [m.] a thunder.

meghanibha : [adj.] cloude-like.

meghavaṇṇa : [adj.] cloud-coloured, i.e. black.

mecaka : [adj.] black; dark blue.

mejjha : [adj.] pure.

meṇḍa : [m.] a ram; sheep.

meṇḍaka : [m.] a ram; sheep.

mettacitta : [adj.] having a benevolent heart.

mettā : [f.] amity; benevolence.

mettākammaṭṭhāna : [nt.] cultivation of benevolence.

mettābhāvanā : [f.] cultivation of benevolence.

mettāyati : [deno. from mettā] feels friendly; to be benevolent.

mettāyanā : [f.] friendly feeling.

mettāyanta : [pr.p. of mettāyati] feeling friendly.

mettāyi : [aor. of mettāyati] felt friendly.

mettāyitvā : [abs. of mettāyati] having felt friendly.

mettāvihārī : [adj.] abiding in kindliness.

metti : [f.] amity; benevolence.

metteyyanātha : [m.] the coming Buddha, Metteyya.

methuna : [nt.] sexual intercourse; coupling.

methunadhamma : [m.] sexual intercourse; coupling.

meda : [m.] the fat.

medakathālikā : [f.] a saucepan for frying fat.

medavaṇṇa : [adj.] of the colour of fat.

medinī : [f.] the earth.

medha : [m.] a religious sacrifice. || medhā (f.) wisdom.

medhaga : [m.] a quarrel.

medhāvinī : [f.] a wise woman.

medhāvī : [m.] the wise.

meraya : [nt.] fermented liquor.

meru : [m.] name of the highest mountain in the world.

melana : [nt.] a gathering; meeting.

mesa : [m.] a ram.

meha : [m.] a urinary affliction.

mehana : [nt.] the male or female organ.

mokkha : [m.] release; freedom; deliverance; the final release.

mokkhaka : [adj.] one who releases.

mokkhati : [mokkh + a] is free or saved.

mokkhamagga : [m.] the path leading to salvation.

mogha : [adj.] empty; vain; useless.

moghapurisa : [m.] a stupid or useless person.

moca : [m.] the plantain tree.

mocana : [nt.] setting free; discharging.

mocāpana : [nt.] causation of one's freedom; deliverance.

mocāpeti : [caus. of moceti] causes to be released.

mocita : [pp. of moceti] delivered; set free; released.

mociya : [abs. of moceti] having delivered; having set free; having released.

moceti : [muc + e] delivers; sets free; releases.

mocetu : [inf. of moceti] to deliver; to set free; to release.

mocetvā : [abs. of moceti] having delivered; having set free; having released.

mocenta : [pr.p. of moceti] delivering; setting free; releasing.

mocesi : [aor. of moceti] delivered; set free; released.

modaka : [m.] a globular sweet-meat.

modati : [mud + a] rejoices; is happy.

modana : [nt.] rejoicing; enjoyment. || modanā (f.) rejoicing; enjoyment.

modamāna : [pr.p. of modati] rejoicing.

modi : [aor. of modati] rejoiced; was happy.

modita : [pp. of modati] rejoiced; was happy.

moditvā : [abs. of modati] having rejoiced.

mona : [nt.] wisdom; self-possession; silence.

moneyya : [nt.] moral perfection.

momuha : [adj.] dull; silly; bewildered.

mora : [m.] a peacock.

morapiñja : [nt.] peacock's tail.

moḷi : [m.; f.] top knot of hair; crown of the head.

mosa : [m.] theft.

mosana : [nt.] theft.

mosavajja : [nt.] untruth.

moha : [m.] stupidity; delusion.

mohakkhaya : [m.] destruction of ignorance.

mohacarita : [adj.] of foolish habits.

mohatama : [m.] the darkness of ignorance.

mohana : [nt.] making dull; enticement; allurement.

mohanaka : [adj.] bewildering; leading astray.

mohanīya : [adj.] leading to infatuation.

mohaneyya : [adj.] leading to infatuation.

mohita : [pp. of moheti] deceived; befooled; deluded.

moheti : [muh + e] deceives; befools; deludes.

mohetvā : [abs. of moheti] having deceived; having befooled; having deluded.

mohesi : [aor. of moheti] deceived; befooled; deluded.


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