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[undefined] error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Pāli
Pronunciation [paːli]
Native tae Indian subcontinent
Era 5th – 1st century BC[1]
nou anly uised as a leeturgical leid
Brāhmī, Brahmi-derived scripts an transleeteration tae the Lautin alphabet
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 pi
ISO 639-2 pli
ISO 639-3 pli
Glottolog pali1273[2]

Pali (Pāli) is a Prakrit leid native tae the Indian subcontinent. It is widely studied acause it is the leid o much o the earliest extant leeteratur o Buddhism as collectit in the Pāli Canon or Tipiṭaka an is the saucrit leid o Buddhism.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nagrajji (2003) "Pali language and the Buddhist Canonical Literature". Agama and Tripitaka, vol. 2: Language and Literature.
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pali". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.