Anatti, Āṇatti: 4 definitions


Anatti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Āṇatti.—(SITI), Tamil; Sanskrit ājñapti; an executor of order; royal order. Note: āṇatti is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

āṇatti : (f.) command; order.

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

Āṇatti, (f.) (ā + ñatti (cp. āṇāpeti), Caus. of jñā) order, command, ordinance, injunction Vin.I, 62; KhA 29; PvA.260; Sdhp.59, 354. (Page 97)

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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

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

Āṇatti (आणत्ति).—f. (= Pali, AMg. id., Sanskrit ājñapti; compare prec. and foll. items), command (not noted outside of Mv): āṇatti (ii.95.8 °ttī, mss. °ntī) dinnā a command was given Mv i.360.10; ii.95.8; 153.13; āṇatti-karāḥ doers of the bidding (of, gen.) ii.112.6; rājāṇattīye, instr., by the king's command, i.274.2; 350.2; ii.48.6; 101.7; 167.11 (mss. rājā-āṇ°, Se- nart em. rāja-āṇ°); iii.132.2 (v.l. rājā-āṇ°). All prose.

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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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