Abhiroceti: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

abhiroceti : (abhi + ruch + e) likes; finds delight in.

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

Abhiroceti, (abhi + roceti, Caus. of ruc) 1. to like, to find delight in (Acc.), to desire, long for J.III, 192; V, 222 (= roceti); Vv 6423 (vataṃ abhirocayi = abhirocesi ruccitvā pūresi ti attho; abhirādhayi ti pi pāṭho; sādhesi nipphādesī ti attho VvA.282). — 2. to please, satisfy, entertain, gladden Vv 6424 (but VvA.292: abhibhavitvā vijjotati, thus to no. 3). — 3. v. l. for atiroceti (to surpass in splendour) at Vv 8112, cp. also no. 2. (Page 69)

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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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