Alliyati, Allīyati: 3 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Alliyati in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Allīyati (अल्लीयति).—(only in Mahāvastu; 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.) Mahāvastu ii.210.19; 480.8; °yanti Mahāvastu 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., Mahāvastu iii.24.5 (acc.); allīṣyatha (fut. with mā[atra], don't go there!) Mahāvastu ii.253.5, 7 (in 7 v.l. allīyiṣyatha); with caus. meaning, bring, put, place, Mahāvastu ii.190.5 ff. allīyanti, five times; iii.127.17 mss. allīyeya (-ḥ, or -n), opt., should bring (Senart em. allīpeya); see also Mahāvastu iii.144.12 under causative below; ppp. allīna, (a) commonly went to, as periphrasis for past tense, with acc., gen., or loc.: Mahāvastu 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) Mahāvastu ii.100.1; caus. (1) *allāpayati; ppp. allāpita (see § 38.66), brought, caused to come (to, gen.) Mahāvastu 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 Mahāvastu ii.435.14 causes to be brought; (°peti, Senart's em. Mahāvastu 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, Mahāvastu iii.288.9—10 (or em. to allīyitavyaṃ?).

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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 (even English!). 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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