Ativiya; 2 Definition(s)


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ativiya : (ind.) very much.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Ativiya, (adv.) (Sk. atīva) = ati + iva, orig. “much-like" like an excess = excessive-ly. There are three forms of this expression, viz. (1) ati + iva in contraction atīva (q. v.);— (2) ati + iva with epenthetic r: atiriva D. II, 264 (v. l. SS. atīva); Sn. 679, 680, 683; SnA 486; ‹-› (3) ati + viya (the doublet of iva) = ativiya J. I, 61, 263; DhA. II, 71 (a. upakāra of great service); PvA. 22, 56, 139. (Page 21)

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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