Buddhasahassanāmāvali - Verse 112

Verse 112

        अक्खरानं सन्‍निपाते, 
दक्खो पुब्बापरानञ्‍च; 
निरुत्तिपदकोविदो, 
बुद्धं तं पणमाम्यहं.
    
        Akkharānaṃ sannipāte, 
Dakkho pubbāparānañca; 
Niruttipadakovido, 
Buddhaṃ taṃ paṇamāmyahaṃ.
    
I bow to the Buddha,
Very skilful in proper placement of words,
He knew which one should come first and which one later,
Proficient in etymology and in poetry.
    

Vocabulary

  1. akkharo - letter of the alphabet
  2. sannipāta - collocation, assemblance
  3. dakkho - clever, skillful
  4. pubbā + paro + ca - first + last / preceding + following + and
  5. nirutti - grammatical and logical explanation
  6. pada + kovido - word + proficient, clever


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