Avakirati, Avākirati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avakirati : (va + kir + a) pours down; throws out; scatters.

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

Avakirati, & okirati (ava + kirati) 1. to pour down on, to pour out over; aor. avakiri PvA. 86; ger. °kiritvā J. V, 144.—2. to cast out, reject, throw out; aor. avākiri Vv 305 = 485 (v. l. °kari; VvA. 126 explains by chaḍḍesi vināsesi).—Pass. avakirīyati Pv III, 110 (= chaḍḍīyati PvA. 174); grd. °kiriya (see sep.). See also apakiritūna. pp. okiṇṇa. (Page 81)

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Avākirati, wrong by Hardy VvA. Index for avakirati (q. v.). (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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