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パーリ語辞典 水野弘元著
pukkusa:m.[cf.Sk.pukkuśa,pukkaśa] 屠家,屠殺者,除糞者,下賎者,補羯娑.-kula 下賎家,下賎人.f.pukkusī.
《巴漢詞典》Mahāñāṇo Bhikkhu編著
Pukkusa,【陽】 除去者,拒絕。(p228)
Pukkusa,(non-Aryan; cp.Epic Sk.pukkuwa,pukkawa pulkasa),【陽】清潔工,拒絕,補羯婆(音譯)( (Non-Aryan) tribe,hence designation of a low social class,the members of which are said (in the Jātakas) to earn their living by means of refuseclearing)。
Concise Pali-English Dictionary by A.P. Buddhadatta Mahathera
pukkusa:[m.] one who remove refuse.
PTS Pali-English dictionary The Pali Text Society's Pali-English dictionary
Pukkusa,[non-Aryan; cp.Epic Sk.pukkuśa,pukkaśa pulkasa.The “Paulkāsa” are mentioned as a mixed caste at Vājasaneya Saṁhitā 30,17 (cp.Zimmer,Altind.Leben 217)] N.of a (Non-Aryan) tribe,hence designation of a low social class,the members of which are said (in the Jātakas) to earn their living by means of refuseclearing.On the subject see Fick,Sociale Gliederung 206,207.-- Found in foll.enumerations:khattiyā brāhmaṇā vessā suddā caṇḍāla-pukkusā A.I,162= III,214; J.III,194 (expld by C.chava-chaḍḍaka-caṇḍālā ca puppha-chaḍḍaka-pukkusā ca); IV,303; Pv.II,612; Miln.5.Further as pukkusakula as the last one of the despised clans (caṇḍālakula,nesāda°,veṇa°,rathakāra°,p.°) at M.III,169; S.I,94; A.II,85; Vin.IV,6; Pug.51.With nesāda at PvA.176.-- Cp.M.III,169.(Page 462)
Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Pukkusa:1.PukkusaA counsellor of Maddava,king of Benares.For details see the Dasannaka Jātaka.Pukkusa is identified with Sāriputta.J.iii.341.

2.PukkusaOne of the four ministers of Vedeha,king of Mithilā.He joined with his three companions in a conspiracy against Mahosadha,stealing a golden necklace from the king’s palace in order to try and implicate Mahosadha.The details are given in the Mahāummagga Jātaka (J.vi.330ff).On Pukkusa’s thigh was a leprous spot,which he hid from the king because the king loved to lay his head on Pukkusa’s lap.Only his younger brother knew of this secret; but it was discovered later by Mahosadha,and Pukkusa was sent to prison.Pukkusa is identified with Potthāpāda.Ibid.,478.

3.PukkusaA Mallarājaputta.He was a disciple of Alāra Kālama,and one day,while on his way from Kusinārā to Pāvā,he saw the Buddha seated under a tree by the roadside and stayed to talk to him.He mentioned that once five hundred carts had passed by where Ālāra sat,and yet so deep was he in meditation that he had failed to notice them.The Buddha told him how,when he himself was in Atumā in the Bhusāgāra,there was a great thunderstorm which killed two peasants and four oxen,but that he had heard and seen nothing,so deep was his concentration.Pukkusa was greatly impressed by this statement,and,having declared himself a follower of the Buddha,he gave to the Buddha two robes of cloth of gold,one of which,at the Buddha’s suggestion,he handed to Ananda.When Pukkusa had left,Ananda draped one robe over the Buddha,and was greatly astonished at its pale appearance in comparison with the deep gold of the Buddha’s body (D.ii.130ff).

Buddhaghosa says (DA.ii.569) that Pukkusa was a merchant,and was the owner of the five hundred carts which had crossed the Kakkutthā shortly before the incident above mentioned.

4.PukkusaThe name of a caste,classified among the despised castes (E.g.,A.ii.85; M.ii.152).The Commentary explains (E.g.,AA.ii.523) them as ”those who sweep up flowers which are offered at shrines and are not removed by the devotees who have given them.” The word Pukkusa was evidently not despised as a personal name because,in the case of Pukkusa (3),for instance,the person bearing the name was a khattiya.
Pali Viet Dictionary Bản dịch của ngài Bửu Chơn.
PUKKUSA:[m] người hốt rác,người dọn dẹp vật vô dụng
U Hau Sein’s Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္(ဦးဟုတ္စိန္)
pukkusa:ပုကၠဳသ (ပ)
ပန္းမႈိက္သြန္သမား။ အမႈိက္က်ံဳးသမား။ ဒြန္းစ႑ား။

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