Avakaroti, Avākaroti: 1 definition


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

Avakaroti, (Sk. apakaroti, cp. P. apa°) “to put down”, to despise, throw away; only in der, avakāra & avakārin. ‹-› pp. avakata (q. v.).—See also avākaroti & cp. avakirati 2. (Page 81)

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Avākaroti, (either ava + ā + karoti or avaṃ + karoti, the latter more probable. It is not necessary to take it with Kern, Toev. s. v. as Sk. apākṛṇoti, apa + ā + kṛ) 1. to revoke, undo, rescind, not fulfill, spoil, destroy J. III, 339 (avākayirā = avakareyya chindeyya C.); V, 495, 500; VI, 280.—2. to give back, restore J. VI, 577 (= deti C.). (Page 84)

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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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