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Meaning of "bo tree" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BO TREE

From Sinhalese, from Pali bodhitaru tree of wisdom, from Sanskrit bodhi wisdom, awakening.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BO TREE

bo tree  [bəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BO TREE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bo tree is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BO TREE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bo tree

Ficus religiosa

Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, south-west China and Indochina. It belongs to the Moraceae, the fig or mulberry family. It is also known as the Bo-Tree or Peepal or Pippal.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BO TREE

bo
Bo Diddley beat
bo-peep
bo´s´n
boa
boa constrictor
Boa Vista
boab
Boabdil
BOAC
Boadicea
boak
Boanerges
boar
boar-hunting
board
board bridge
board chairman
board foot
board game

WORDS THAT END LIKE BO TREE

at the top of the tree
big tree
cabbage tree
Christmas tree
coffee tree
family tree
flame tree
hall tree
Joshua tree
lemon tree
plane tree
rain tree
red tea tree
rubber tree
service tree
Seville orange tree
sycamore tree
tea tree
tree
tulip tree
white tea tree

Synonyms and antonyms of bo tree in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bo tree» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BO TREE

Find out the translation of bo tree to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bo tree from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bo tree» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

博树
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

árbol bo
570 millions of speakers

English

bo tree
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बो पेड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شجرة بو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бо дерево
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bo árvore
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বো গাছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

arbre bo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pokok bo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bo Baum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

BOの木
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보 트리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bo wit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây bo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மர மரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बो ट्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bo ağacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bo albero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Bo drzewo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бо дерево
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

copac bo
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bo δέντρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bo boom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Bo träd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bo Tree
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bo tree

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BO TREE»

The term «bo tree» is regularly used and occupies the 104.876 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BO TREE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bo tree

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BO TREE»

Discover the use of bo tree in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bo tree and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Women Under the Bo Tree: Buddhist Nuns in Sri Lanka
A lively examination of female world-renunciation on Buddhist Sri Lanka.
Tessa J. Bartholomeusz, 1994
2
The World and the Bo Tree
My friend Charles, who loves India, has brought me from his travels a leaf from a bo tree — which is the tree under which Gautama sat when he attained enlightenment and became the Buddha. (Plato sat under a plane tree and attained the ...
Helen Smith Bevington, 1991
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Sri Lanka in the Modern Age: A History of Contested Indentities
In the late 1880s some Buddhists received permission to establish a shrine around a Bo tree within the fort. Modern Buddhists considered all Bo trees sacred and refused to cut them down, in recognition of the fact that it was under a Bo tree  ...
Nira Wickramasinghe, 2006
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Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and ...
King Abha Sen " built a stone ledge around the Bo- tree." (Mahawanso, ch. xxxvi. p. 228.) " Such was his zeal for the true religion, that he caused a pavement of marble to be made around the Bo- gaha-tree." (Rajaratnacan, p. 61.) a.d. 231.
Sir James Emerson Tennent, 1860
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ceylon
King Abha Sen " built a stone ledge around the Bo- tree." {Malw/wanso, ch. xxxvi. p. 228.) " Such was his zeal for the true religion, that he caused a pavement of marble to be made around the Bo- gaha-tree." (Rajaratnacari, p. 61.) a.d. 231.
tennent, 1859
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Ceylon
King Abha Sen " built a stone ledge around the Bo- tree." {Mahawan80, ch. xxxvi. p. 228.) " Such was his zeal for the true religion, that he caused a pavement of marble to be made around the Bo- gaha-tree." (Rajaratnacari, p. 61.) a.d. 231.
sir James Emerson Tennent (bart.), 1859
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The Mahávansa, part II: Containing chapters XXXIX. to C.
While thus gazing (on the bo-tree) a portion thereof, being four cubits of the branch, remained visible, and the other branches vanished. Seeing this miracle, the ruler of the world, overjoyed, exclaimed, " I make an offering of my empire to the ...
Dhammakitti, Mahānāma, 1889
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Cultus Arborum: A Descriptive Account of Phallic Tree ...
While thus gazing (on the Bo-Tree) a portion thereof, being four cubits of the branch, remained visible, and the other branches vanished. Seeing this miracle, the ruler of the world, overjoyed, exclaimed, ' I make an offering of my empire to the ...
‎1890
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The Dîpavamsa, ed. and tr. by H. Oldenberg
him a branch of the Bo tree of the Tathagata. 2. Having passed through three kingdoms and the Vinjha range, having passed through the great forest, the prince came to the ocean. 3. The great four-fold army with the Bhikkhuni congregation at ...
Dīpavamsa, Hermann Oldenberg, 1879
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Dīpavaṃsa:
him a branch of the Bo tree of the Tathagata. 2. Having passed through three kingdoms and the Vinjha range, having passed through the great forest, the prince came to the ocean. 3. The great four-fold army with the Bhikkhuni congregation at ...
Hermann Oldenberg, 1879

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BO TREE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bo tree is used in the context of the following news items.
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Totagamuwa Rajamaha Vihara
All sacred sites of the temple – the stupe, bo tree and image houses – were located inside this quadrangle and the dwelling houses of monks ... «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, Jun 15»
2
Spirituality For Sale
Gotama contemplated the mechanisms for dealing with reality under the bo tree on that long night. He didn't pretend to create a false one. And while I ... «Big Think, Jun 15»
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Some official documents of the Udarata Kingdom
Padivita Bo tree was an important meeting place. When Atipola was made disawa in 1638 the proclamation was made there. Padivita paddy ... «The Island.lk, Jun 15»
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Mahatma Gandhi monument at India-Bangladesh border caught in …
... trunk of a Bo tree, which falls in the middle of the border road. Bangladesh started the construction on its side and completed it in early 2013. «Economic Times, Jun 15»
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Thanthirimale: Its recent and ancient past
Accompanied by a large group of Bhikkhunis, she carried a sapling of the sacred Bo tree under whose shade Lord Buddha had attained ... «The Sunday Times Sri Lanka, May 15»
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Statement by former President regarding ministers who took oaths …
He stated this after attending a religious ceremony held at the premises of the Sri Maha Bo Tree in Anuradhapura yesterday. The former ... «Hiru News, May 15»
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Buddha's birthday
Then, one day, at thirty-five years old, under a bo tree, he vowed that he would remain there until the riddle of suffering was solved. Mara, the ... «Sun.Star, May 15»
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President highlights the importance of vocational training
... Viharaya in Payagala Tuesday, engaged in religious observances and unveiled the golden fence erected around the Bo Tree at the Temple. «The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka, May 15»
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9 Bizarrely Specific Myths That Every Culture Seems To Have
... location (Moses on Mt. Sinai where he gets the ten commandments, Siddartha under the Bo Tree where he formulates the 8 Noble Truths.). «BuzzFeed News, Apr 15»
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Preparations underway for Aluth Avurudu – auspicious times …
If you are a Buddhist you can visit the temple and pour the water to the Bo tree. If you are a Hindu, you can also visit the Kovil and do the same. «Newsfirst, Apr 15»

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