Aghata, aka: Āghāta, Āghāṭa; 7 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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āghāta : (m.) 1. anger; hatred; 2. collision.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Aghata, at Th.1, 321 may be read as agha-gata or (preferably) with v. l. as aggha-gataṃ, or (with Neumann) as agghaṃ agghatānaṃ. See also Mrs. Rh. D, Psalms of the Brethren, p. 191. (Page 5)

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Āghāta, (Sk. āghāta only in lit. meaning of striking, killing, but cp. BSk. āghāta in meaning “hurtfulness” at M Vastu I.79; Av. Ś II.129; cp. ghāta & ghāteti) anger, ill-will, hatred, malice D.I, 3, 31; III, 72 sq.; S.I, 179; J.I, 113; Dhs.1060, 1231; Vbh.167, 362, 389; Miln.136; Vism.306; DA.I, 52; VvA.67; PvA.178. —anāghāta freedom from ill will Vin.II, 249; A.V, 80.

—paṭivinaya repression of ill-will; the usual enumn. of ā-° paṭivinayā comprises nine, for which see D.III, 262, 289; Vin.V, 137; A.IV, 408; besides this there are sets of five at A.III, 185 sq.; SnA 10, 11, and one of ten at Vin.V, 138. —vatthu occasion of ill-will; closely connected with °paṭivinaya & like that enumd. in sets of nine (Vin.V, 137; A.IV, 408; Ps.I, 130; J.III, 291, 404; V, 149; Vbh.389; Nett 23; SnA 12), and of ten (Vin.V, 138; A.V, 150; Ps.I, 130; Vbh.391). (Page 95)

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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Marathi-English dictionary

āghāta (आघात).—m (S) A blow, stroke, hit. Ex. hyācā cukavāvayā ā0 || kāya karī paṇḍharīnātha ||

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āghāta (आघात).—m A blow, stroke. Action-as in 'action & reaction.'

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āghāṭa (आघाट).—[ā-han ghañ nipātaḥ]

1) Killing, striking (sometimes used as an adj.)

2) A musical instrument.

3) A cymbal or rattle; उत यत्राघाटाः कर्कर्यः संवदन्ति (uta yatrāghāṭāḥ karkaryaḥ saṃvadanti) Av.4.37.5.

4) Boundary, limit.

5) N. af a plant (apāmārga; Mar. āghāḍā).

Derivable forms: āghāṭaḥ (आघाटः).

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Āghāta (आघात).—See under आहन् (āhan).

Derivable forms: āghātaḥ (आघातः).

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Āghāta (आघात).—[ā-han-ghañ]

1) Striking, striking against; अभ्यस्यन्ति तटाघातम् (abhyasyanti taṭāghātam) Ku.2.5; U.5.9.

2) A blow, stroke; तीव्राघातप्रतिहततरुस्कन्धलग्नैकदन्तः (tīvrāghātapratihatataruskandhalagnaikadantaḥ) Ś.1.32; कठिन- कुचतट° (kaṭhina- kucataṭa°) Amaru.55; पवन°, पाद° (pavana°, pāda°) &c.

3) A wound.

4) Killing; प्राणाघातान्निवृत्तिः (prāṇāghātānnivṛttiḥ) Bh.2.26; Y.3.275.

5) One who beats or strikes.

6) A misfortune, distress.

7) Retention of urine (mūtrāghāta).

8) A slaughter-house; आघातं नीयमानस्य वध्यस्येव पदे पदे (āghātaṃ nīyamānasya vadhyasyeva pade pade) H.4.67.

Derivable forms: āghātaḥ (आघातः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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