Apatti, aka: Āpatti; 8 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyākaraṇa (Sanskrit grammar)

1) Āpatti (आपत्ति).—Production; resulting of something into another; change; cf दन्त्यस्य मूर्धन्यापत्तिः नतिः मूर्धन्यापत्तिः मूर्ध-न्यभावः (dantyasya mūrdhanyāpattiḥ natiḥ mūrdhanyāpattiḥ mūrdha-nyabhāvaḥ) V. Prāt. I. 42 and Uvaṭa's com. thereon; cf also यमापत्तिं (yamāpattiṃ) explained as यमभावं (yamabhāvaṃ) R. Pr. VI. 9.

2) Āpatti.—Modification; cf. आपद्यते श्वासतां नादतां वा (āpadyate śvāsatāṃ nādatāṃ vā) R.Pr.XIII.1.;

3) Āpatti.—Contingency, undesired result.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyākaraṇa (व्याकरण, vyakarana) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedāṅga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyākaraṇa concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Apatti - A section of the Vinaya Pitaka, the fourth chapter of the Parivara. Vin.v.91ff.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

F (Arrival).


F Offence committed by a bhikkhu. Any breach of the vinaya is an apatti.

See also: The faults

(Source): Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).


Apatti means arrive the earliest.

(Source): Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
Abhidhamma book cover
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Abhidhamma (अभिधम्म) usually refers to the last section (piṭaka) of the Pali canon and includes schematic classifications of scholastic literature dealing with Theravāda Buddhism. Primary topics include psychology, philosophy, methodology and metaphysics which are rendered into exhaustive enumerations and commentaries.


āpatti : (f.) getting into; an ecclesiastical offence.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āpatti, (f.) (Sk. āpatti, fr. ā + pad, cp. apajjati & BSk. āpatti, e. g, Divy 330) an ecclesiastical offence (cp. Kvu trsl. 362 n. 1), Vin.I, 103 (°khandha), 164 (°ṃ paṭikaroti), 322 (°ṃ passati), 354 (avasesā & anavasesā); II, 2 sq. (°ṃ ropeti), 59, 60 (°pariyanta), 88 (°adhikaraṇa), 259 (°ṃ paṭikaroti); IV, 344; D.III, 212 (°kusalatā); A.I, 84 (id.), 87; II, 240 (°bhaya); Dhs.1330 sq. (cp. Dhs.trsl. 346). ‹-› anāpatti Vin.III, 35.

°vuṭṭhānatā forgiveness of an offence Vin.II, 250 (put before anāpatti). (Page 102)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali book cover
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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

āpatti (आपत्ति).—f (S) corruptly āpata & āpatya f Distress, wretchedness, state of misery from want, sickness, or other cause: also misfortune or calamity. 2 (In comp.) Obtainment or acquisition. Ex. sukhāpatti, duḥkhāpatti, iṣṭāpatti, hitāpatti, aniṣṭā- patti, dōṣāpatti &c.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āpatti (आपत्ति).—f Distress, state of misery from want, sickness &c. (In compound) Obtaining or acquisition, as sukhāpatti, iṣṭāpatti.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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