Ababa: 5 definitions


Ababa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ababa : (nt.) name of a purgatory; a numeral with 76 ciphers.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ababa, (of uncertain origin, prob. onomatopoetic). N. of a cert. Purgatory, enumd. with many other similar names at A.V, 173 = Sn.p. 126 (cp. aṭaṭa, abbuda & also Av. Ś I.4, 10 & see for further expln. of term SnA 476 sq. (Page 58)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ababa (अबब).—Interjection of sudden admiration or astonishment.

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abāba (अबाब).—m ( A) An item of revenue books. Grain (a certain quantity per maund) falling to Government from the mass remaining after the deduction of the portions of the several sharers. 2 (Esp. known in Ahmednugger district.) Estitimate of the mango-crop.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ababa (अबब).—An interjection of sudden admiration.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ababa (ಅಬಬ):—[interjection] an interjection expressing astonishment or praise.

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Ababā (ಅಬಬಾ):—[interjection] = ಅಬಬ [ababa].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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