Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

payoga m

  1. means, instrument
  2. preparation, undertaking, occupation, exercise, business, action, practice
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1], page 6; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      या च पन सक्कतगन्थेसु समञ्ञा घोसाति वाघोसाति वा ता पयोगे सति एत्थापि पयुज्जते
      Yā ca pana sakkataganthesu samaññā ghosāti vāghosāti vā tā payoge sati etthāpi payujjate.
      And moreover that designation either 'voiced' or 'unvoiced' which is in Sanskrit texts is applied even here when there is occasion.

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Burmese: ပယောဂ (pa.yau:ga., witchcraft; deed)
  • Lao: ປະໂຫຍກ (pa nyōk, sentence)
  • Thai: ประโยค (bprà-yòok, sentence)

References edit

Pali Text Society (1921–1925) “payoga”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead