Adhibhasati, Adhibhāsati, Adhibhashati: 2 definitions


Adhibhasati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Adhibhāsati, (adhi + bhāsati) to address, to speak to; aor. ajjhabhāsi Vin.II, 195; S.I, 103; IV, 117; Sn.p. 87; PvA.56, 90. (Page 29)

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Adhibhāṣati (अधिभाषति) or Adhibhāṣate.—(compare sam-adhi°), recorded only in augmented forms, both presents (as adhyabhāṣati, § 32.8) and preterites; so also in Pali ajjhabhāsi etc.; addressed, spoke to (always with acc. of person; pw 4.263 also aus- sprechen, hersagen, citing LV (Calc.) 111.2, but for this Lefm. 97.4 reads abhyabhāṣatām): adhyabhāṣat LV 130.1; 302.20; °ṣata LV 132.6; Mv i.101.5; RP 42.10; 46.2, 6. 12; °ṣanta LV 56.4; 205.19; 378.5; aor., °bhāṣi Mv i.35.13; °bhāṣasi Mv i.55.6; °bhāṣe Mv i.108.6, etc.

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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. 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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