Abhinikkhamati; 2 Definition(s)


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abhinikkhamati : (abhi + ni + kam + a) goes forth from; retires from the world.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Abhinikkhamati, (abhi + nikkhamati) to go forth from (Abl.), go out, issue Dhs.A 91; esp. fig. to leave the household life, to retire from the world Sn.64 (= gehā abhinikkhamitvā kāsāya-vattho hutvā SnA. 117). (Page 65)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Nikkhamati, (Sk. niṣkramati, nis+kamati) to go forth from, to come out of (c. Abl.), to get out...
abhinikkhami : (aor. of abhinikkhamati) went forth from; retired from the world.
abhinikkhamma : (abs. of abhinikkhamati) having gone forth from; having retired form the world.
abhinikkhanta : (pp. of abhinikkhamati) gone forth from; retired from the world.

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