Atho: 8 definitions


Atho means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

atho : (ind.) then; and also.

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

Atho, (indecl.) (Sk. atho, atha + u) copulative and adversative part. : and, also, and further, likewise, nay S. I, 106; Sn. 43, 155, 647; Dh. 151, 234, 423; J. I, 83; II, 185; IV, 495; It. 106; Kh VIII, 7; Pv IV. 315; PvA. 251 (atho ti nipātamattaṃ avadhāraṇ-atthe vā). Also combd. with other part. , like atho pi Sn. 222, 537, 985; Pv. II, 320; KhA 166. (Page 25)

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atho (अथो).—= अथ (atha) in most senses; अथो वयस्यां परिपार्श्ववर्तिनीं (atho vayasyāṃ paripārśvavartinīṃ)... ऐक्षत (aikṣata) Kumārasambhava 5.51; स्त्रियो रत्नान्यथो विद्या (striyo ratnānyatho vidyā) Manusmṛti 2.24,3.22, Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 4.35, Kirātārjunīya 5.16,6.1. cf. मङ्गलानन्तरारम्भप्रश्नकार्त्स्न्येष्वथो अथ । कथमादौ तथाप्यन्ते यत्ने गौरवबाढयोः (maṅgalānantarārambhapraśnakārtsnyeṣvatho atha | kathamādau tathāpyante yatne gauravabāḍhayoḥ) || Nm.

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Atho (अथो).—See under अथ (atha).

See also (synonyms): athavā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atho (अथो).—ind, The same as atha, q. v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atho (अथो).—see atha.

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

1) Atho (अथो):—[from athā] ind. (= atha above), now

2) [v.s. ...] likewise

3) [v.s. ...] next

4) [v.s. ...] therefore.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atho (अथो):—ind. Now (inceptive or premising). (According to some it has the same meanings as atha.) atho api, moreover &c. See atha. E. atha and u.

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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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