Abhidharayati, Abhidhārayati: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhidhārayati (अभिधारयति).—(= Pali id. or °reti), supports, upholds, assists: opt. °rayet Mahāvastu i.275.13 (rāṣṭraṃ), 15 (parijanaṃ); with aor. meaning, Mahāvastu i.250.6 (verse; dharmolkāṃ; = Pali Jātaka (Pali) i.34.15 dhammokkam abhidhārayi; Senart wrongly em. abhijvālayet); inf. °rayituṃ Lalitavistara 100.15 (Mahāprajāpatī… samarthā…) rājānaṃ…abhidhārayitum.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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