Apaloketi: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

apaloketi : (pa + lok + e) looks up to; obtains permission from; gives notice.

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

Apaloketi, (BSk. ava-lokayati) 1. to look ahead, to look before, to be cautious, to look after M.I, 557 (v. l. for apaciṇāti, where J.V, 339 C. has avaloketi); Miln.398. ‹-› 2. to look up to, to obtain permission from (Acc.), to get leave, to give notice of Vin.III, 10, 11; IV, 226 (anapaloketvā = anāpucchā), 267 (+ āpucchitvā); M.I, 337; S.III, 95 (bhikkhusaṅghaṃ anapaloketvā without informing the Saṅgha); J.VI, 298 (vājānaṃ); DhA.I, 67. — pp. apalokita (q. v.). See also apalokana & °lokin. (Page 53)

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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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