Abhiharati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhiharati : (abhi + har + a) brings to; to offers.

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

Abhiharati, (abhi + harati, cp. Sk. abhyāharati & Vedic āharati & ābharati) — 1. to bring (to), to offer, fetch D.III, 170; J.I, 54, 157; III, 537; IV, 421; DA.I, 272. — 2. to curse, revile, abuse (cp. Sk. anuvyāharati & abhivyā°) A.I, 198. — Pass. abhihariyati VvA.172 (for abhiharati of Vv 3710; corresp. with ābhata VvA.172). — pp. abhihaṭa (q.v.). — Caus. abhihāreti 1. to cause to be brought, to gain, to acquire D.II, 188 = 192 = 195 Th.1, 637; J.IV, 421 (abhihārayaṃ with gloss abhibhārayiṃ). — 2. to betake oneself to, to visit, take to, go to Sn.414 (Paṇḍavaṃ °hāresi = āruhi SnA. 383), 708 (vanantaṃ abhihāraye = vanaṃ gaccheyya SnA 495); Th.2, 146 (aor. °hārayiṃ; uyyānaṃ = upanesi ThA.138). — 3. to put on (mail), only in fut. abhihessati J.IV, 92 (kavacaṃ; C. expls. wrongly by °hanissati bhindissati so evidently taking it as abhibhavissati). — 4. At J.VI, 27 kiṃ yobbanena ciṇṇena yaṃ jarā abhihessati the latter is fut. of abhibhavati (for °bhavissati) as indicated by gloss abhibhuyyati. (Page 72)

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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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