variants or less commonly dagaba
plural -s
: a shrine for sacred relics in the Far East

Word History


Singhalese dāgoba, dāgaba, from Pali dhātugabbha, from Sanskrit dhātugarbha, literally, having relics inside, from dhātu element, elemental bodily substance, relics (from dadhāti he places) + garbha womb, interior

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“Dagoba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dagoba. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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