Asatta, Āsatta, Asattā: 9 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
asatta : (adj.) non-attached. || āsatta (pp. of āsajjati), 1. attached to; clinging; 2. accursed.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Asatta, (adj.) (pp. of a + sajjati) not clinging or attached, free from attachment Sn. 1059; Dh. 419; Nd2 107, 108; DhA. IV, 228. (Page 87)
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1) Āsatta, 2 (pp. of ā + śap) accursed, cursed J. V, 446 (an°). (Page 114)
2) Āsatta, 1 (pp. of ā + sañj) (a) lit. hanging on, in phrase kaṇṭhe āsatto kuṇapo a corpse hanging round one’s neck M. I, 120; J. I, 5.—(b) fig. attached to, clinging to J. I, 377 (+ satta lagga); ThA. 259 (an°). (Page 114)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
3) Wickedness, badness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ttā) 1. Non-existence. 2. Untruth. 3. Wickedness. E. asat and tal added; also with tva, asattvaṃ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asattā (असत्ता):—[=a-sat-tā] [from a-sat] f. non-existence, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Asattā (असत्ता):—(ttā) 1. f. Unreality.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Asatta (असत्त) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Aśakta.
2) Asatta (असत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Asakta.
3) Asatta (असत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Asattva.
4) Āsatta (आसत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āsakta.
5) Āsatta (आसत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āsakta.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Asattadhikaranasaddravyavada.
Ends with (+13): Adasatta, Anomasatta, Anvasatta, Apannasatta, Arannasatta, Asannasatta, Attasatta, Battasatta, Byasatta, Dasatta, Ghritaprasatta, Ishrvarasatta, Ishvarasatta, Kalasatta, Kashatta, Mahasatta, Manasatta, Nasatta, Nyashatta, Palashatta.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 419-420 - The Story of the Skull-Tapper < [Chapter 26 - Brāhmaṇa Vagga (The Brāhmaṇa)]
Reverberations of Dharmakirti’s Philosophy (by Birgit Kellner)