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

Ajjhosita, (cp. Sk. adhyavasita, from adhi + ava + ; but sita is liable to confusion with sita = Sk. śrita, also through likeness of meaning with esita; see ajjhāsita & ajjhesita) hanging on, cleaving to, being bent on, (c. Loc.) S.II, 94 (+ mamāyita); A.II, 25 (diṭṭha suta muta +); Nd1 75, 106, 163 = Nd2 under nissita; Th.2, 470 (asāre = taṇhāvasena abhiniviṭṭha ThA.284); Pv IV.84 (mayhaṃ ghare = taṇhābhinivisena abhiniviṭṭha PvA.267; v. l. BB ajjhesita, SS ajjhāsita). —an° S.IV, 213; V, 319; Nd1 411; Miln.74 (pabbajita). (Page 12)

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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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