Acarati, aka: Ācarati; 2 Definition(s)

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ācarati : (ā + cam + e) acts; practises or perform.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ācarati, (ā + aarati) — 1. to practice, perform, indulge in Vin.I, 56; II, 118; Sn.327 (ācare dhamma-sandosa-vādaṃ), 401; Miln.171, 257 (pāpaṃ). Cp. pp. ācarita in BSk. e. g. Av. S.I, 124, 153, 213 in same meaning. — pp. āciṇṇa. — 2. to step upon, pass through J.V, 153. (Page 96)

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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