Alliyati, aka: Allīyati; 3 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

Alliyati in Pali glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

allīyati : (ā + lī + ya) clings; sticks to.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Allīyati, (ā + līyati, , līyate, layate) to cling to, stick to, adhere to (in both senses, good or bad); to covet. — (a) lit. kesā sīsaṃ allīyiṃsu the hair stuck to the head J.I, 64; khaggo lomesu allīyi the sword stuck in the hair J.I, 273. — (b) fig. to covet, desire etc.: in idiomatic phrase allīyati (S.III, 190 v. l.; T. ālayati) kelāyati vanāyati (S.III, 190 v.l.; T. manāyati; M.I, 260 T. dhanāyati, but v.l. p. 552 vanāyati) mamāyati “to caress dearly & be extremely jealous of” (c. Acc.) at M.I, 260 & S.III, 190. ‹-› J.IV, 5; V, 154 (allīyituṃ, v.l. illīyituṃ); DhsA.364 (vanati bhajati a); pp. allīna — Caus. alliyāpeti (cp. Sk. ālāpayati, but B.Sk. allīpeti M Vastu III, 144; pp. allīpita ibid. I.311; III, 408; pass. allīpīyate III, 127.) to make stick, to to bring near to (c. Acc. or Loc.) J.II, 325 (hatthiṃ mahābhittiyan alliyāpetvā); IV, 392 (sīsena sīsaṃ alliyāpetvā). (Page 80)

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alliyati in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Allīyati (अल्लीयति).—(only in Mv; Pali id., in different meaning; AMg. allīai, resorts to; to Sanskrit ālīyate; see §§ 3.4a; 38.66, 67), comes (to), approaches, with gen., loc., or acc.: °yati (gen.) Mv ii.210.19; 480.8; °yanti Mv ii.252.6 (with form in ehi, intended as loc.), 10; 253.12 (with loc. in -eṣu); iii.127.8 (gen.); °yatha, 2 pl. impv., Mv iii.24.5 (acc.); allīṣyatha (fut. with mā[atra], don't go there!) Mv ii.253.5, 7 (in 7 v.l. allīyiṣyatha); with caus. meaning, bring, put, place, Mv ii.190.5 ff. allīyanti, five times; iii.127.17 mss. allīyeya (-ḥ, or -n), opt., should bring (Senart em. allīpeya); see also Mv iii.144.12 under causative below; ppp. allīna, (a) commonly went to, as periphrasis for past tense, with acc., gen., or loc.: Mv ii.32.1; 48.8, 11 ff.; 64.5, 6; 70.4, 9; 107.8; 172.12; 198.1; 200.8; 463.1; 464.1, 19; 470.6; iii.16.1; 69.9; 362.2; 365.23; (b) attached (in love) to (gen.; Pali id.): kumārasya allīnā (kiṃnarī) Mv ii.100.1; caus. (1) *allāpayati; ppp. allāpita (see § 38.66), brought, caused to come (to, gen.) Mv iii.362.3; (2) allīpayati, usually brings, causes to come, but occasionally causes to be brought, and on the other hand sometimes apparently intrans., approaches (these exceptional meanings will be noted; the former may be based on the trans. use of allīyati, brings): °payati Mv ii.435.14 causes to be brought; (°peti, Senart's em. Mv iii.144.12, mss. °yeti, °yanti, read probably °yati, as trans., brings;) ppp. °pita i.311.2; ii.107.5 (were caused to be brought); 471.1; 472.11; iii.24.4; 408.4; 421.8; passive °piyanti iii.68.11; 405.15; °pīyati iii.127.4; gdve. allīpitavyaṃ, intrans. to be approached, Mv iii.288.9—10 (or em. to allīyitavyaṃ?).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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