Avaropayati; 1 Definition(s)


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Avaropayati (अवरोपयति).—(caus. to ava-ruh; Sanskrit in sense 1; in sense 2 = Pali oropeti; compare avarūpayati, orūp°), (1) plants (so Sanskrit, of planting trees); here very commonly of planting roots of merit, kuśalamūla (not in Pali in either literal or fig. sense); compare avarupta, °ropaṇa: kuśalamūlāny avaropayāmi Divy 95.25; avaropayituṃ, inf., Sukh 16.4; °lāny avaropitāni Mv i.1.5; 57.7; Suv 81.15 (here most mss. avaruptāni); avaropitakuśalamūla- that has (have) planted r. of m. Mvy 7417; Vaj 22.20; 23.1; Gv 47.12; kuśalam avaropitaṃ Mv i.136.10; avaropitaṃ cittabījaṃ Dbh 48.8; (2) cuts off (hair, beard): -avaropitakeśaśmaśrur Divy 37.2; -avaropitair iva keśair Av i.284.8; (evil condi- tions) buddhāvaropitānām (so read with mss.) akuśalānāṃ dharmāṇāṃ Divy 359.26, that are (= are to be, can be) cut off (= obliterated) by a Buddha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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Kuśalamūla (कुशलमूल).—nt., usually pl. (= Pali kus°), root(s) of merit; Pali has three, alobha,...
Oropeti, (Caus. fr. orohati; BSk. avaropayati) to take down, bring down, deprive of, lay aside...
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