Ativa, aka: Atīva; 6 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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atīva : (ind.) very much.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Atīva, (indecl.) (ati + iva, see also ativiya) very much, exceedingly J. II, 413; Mhvs 33, 2 etc. (Page 22)

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

atīva (अतीव).—ad S Much, very much, much indeed.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

atīva (अतीव).—ad Much, much indeed.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atīva (अतीव).—[ati-iva] ind.

1) Exceedingly, excessively, very, very much, quite, too; °पीडित, °हृष्ट (pīḍita, °hṛṣṭa) &c.

2) Surpassing, superior to (acc.); अतीवान्यान् भविष्यावः (atīvānyān bhaviṣyāvaḥ) Mb.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atīva (अतीव).—Ind. Much, very much, much indeed. E. ati, and iva as, so.

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