Asata, Asāta, Ashata: 9 definitions


Asata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

asāta : (adj.) disagreeable. (nt.) pain; suffering.

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

Asāta, (adj.) (a + sāta, Sk. aśāta, Kern’s interpretation & etymology of asāta at Toev. s. v. p. 90 is improbable) disagreeable Vin. I, 78 (asātā vedanā, cp. asātā vedanā M Vastu I 5); Sn. 867; J. I, 288, 410; II, 105; Dhs. 152, 1343. (Page 88)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

asaṭa (असट).—a Thin, dilute, sloppy, too washy or watery.

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asatā (असता).—p pr of asaṇēṃ To be. Having property or substance; substantial Pr. asatyācē vikāra nasatyācē ghōraṅkāra All variety of fine doings belong to the rich; hard and wild work to the poor. 2 Competent, capable, effective; being or having something. Pr. asatyācā bāpa nasatyācī āī The productive or profitable son is cherished by the father; the get-nothing do-nothing son, by the mother.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

asaṭa (असट).—a Thin, dilute. Viscous.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Aśāta (अशात).—also asāta, adj. (and subst. nt. ?) (= Pali asāta; neg. of śāta, q.v.), unpleasant, disagreeable: asātā vedanā (acc. pl.), disagreeable pains (same phrase in Pali) Mahāvastu i.5.9; asātānubhavanaṃ (Śikṣāsamuccaya aśāt°) duḥkhaṃ Śālistambasūtra 81.2; Śikṣāsamuccaya 222.9 anandāsātakāntārāṇi Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 367.19; dis- pleased, averse, offended: Mahāvastu iii.16.4 sudarśanāpi…asātā vāreti. Cf. also viśāta.

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Asāta (असात) or Aśāta.—q.v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aśata (अशत):—[=a-śata] n. not a full hundred, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv.]

2) Āsaṭa (आसट):—m. Name of a king (also -deva),[Inscriptions]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Asāta (असात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Asāya, Āsāa.

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Asata in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āśāta (ಆಶಾತ):—[adjective] made sharp; sharpened.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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