Ajjatana: 3 definitions


Ajjatana means something in 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: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ajjatana : (adj.) modern; referring to today.

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

Ajjatana, (adj.) (cp. Sk. adyatana) referring to the day, today’s, present, modern (opp. porāṇa) Th.1, 552; Dh.227; J.II, 409. — Dat. ajjatanāya for today Vin.I, 17; PvA.171 & passim. (Page 10)

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ajjatana (ಅಜ್ಜತನ):—

1) [noun] the state of being a grandfather.

2) [noun] the qualities or character of a grandfather.

3) [noun] the state of being senior; priority of birth; superior age; seniority.

4) [noun] a position or state of honour.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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