Adhigacchati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

adhigacchati : (adhi + gam + a) attains; obtains; understands.

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

Adhigacchati, (adhi + gacchati) to get to, to come into possession of, to acquire, attain, find; fig. to understand D.I, 229 (vivesaṃ) M.I, 140 (anvesaṃ n’âdhigacchanti do not find); S.I, 22 (Nibbānaṃ); II, 278 (id.); A.I, 162 (id.); Dh.187, 365; It.82 (santiṃ); Th.2, 51; Pug.30, 31; Pv.I, 74 (nibbutiṃ = labhati PvA.37); III, 710 (amataṃ padaṃ). opt. adhigaccheyya D.I, 224 (kusalaṃ dhammaṃ); M.I, 114 (madhu-piṇḍikaṃ); Dh.61 and adhigacche Dh.368. ger. °gantvā D.I, 224; J.I, 45 (ānisaṃse); and °gamma Pv.I, 119 (= vinditvā paṭilabhitvā PvA.60). grd. °gantabba It.104 (nibbāna). cond. °gacchissaṃ Sn.446. 1st aor. 3 sg. ajjhagā Sn.225 (= vindi paṭilabhi KhA 180); Dh.154; Vv 327; 3 pl. ajjhagū J.I, 256 (vyasanaṃ) & ajjhāgamuṃ S.I, 12. 2nd aor. 3 sg. adhigacchi Nd1 457. ‹-› pp. adhigata (q. v.). (Page 28)

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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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