Aharati, Āharati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

āharati : (ā + har + a) brings; fetches; produces.

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

Āharati, (ā + hṛ) — 1. to take, take up, take hold of, take out, take away M.I, 429 (sallaṃ); S I 121; III, 123; J.I, 40 (ger. āharitvā “with”), 293 (te hattaṃ); Nd2 540c (puttamaṃsaṃ, read āhāreyya?); Pv.II, 310; DA.I, 186, 188 ‹-› 2. to bring, bring down, fetch D.II, 245; J IV 159 (nāvaṃ; v. l. āhāhitvā); V, 466; VvA.63 (bhattaṃ); PvA.75. ‹-› 3. to get, acquire, bring upon oneself J.V, 433 (padosaṃ); DhA.II, 89. — 4. to bring on to, put into (w. Loc.); fig. & intrs. to hold on to, put oneself to, touch, resort to M.I, 395 (kaṭhalaṃ mukhe ā.; also inf. āhattuṃ); Th.1, 1156 (pāpacitte ā.; Mrs. Rh. D. Brethren ver. 1156, not as “accost” p. 419, n.). — 5. to assault, strike, offend (for pāhari?) Th.1, 1173. — 6. (fig.) to take up, fall or go back on (w. Acc.), recite, quote, repeat (usually with desanaṃ & dasseti of an instructive story or sermon or homily) J.III, 383 (desanaṃ), 401; V, 462 (vatthuṃ āharitvā dassesi told a story for example); SnA 376; PvA.38, 39 (atītaṃ), 42, 66, 99 (dhamma-desanaṃ). See also payirudāharati. ‹-› pp. āhaṭa (q. v.). — Caus. II. āhārapeti to cause to be brought or fetched; to wish to take, to call or ask for J.III, 88, 342; V, 466; PvA.215. (Page 116)

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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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