Avasatha, Āvasatha: 13 definitions
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India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Avasatha.—(IE 8-3), explained as ‘a college or a dharma- śālā’. But see Āvasathika. Note: avasatha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
āvasatha : (m.) abode; dwelling; rest-house.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Āvasatha, (Sk. āvasatha, fr. ā + vas) dwelling-place, habitation; abode, house, dwelling Vin I 226 (°âgāra restinghouse); IV, 304 (= kavāṭabaddha); S. I, 94, 229; IV, 329; Sn. 287, 672; J. IV, 396; VI, 425; Pug. 51; Miln. 279. (Page 112)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A dwelling place, habitation.
2) A village.
3) A school, college (chātrālayaḥ, maṭhaḥ); see आवसथ (āvasatha).
-tham A house.
Derivable forms: avasathaḥ (अवसथः).
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Āvasatha (आवसथ).—[आवस्-अथच् (āvas-athac) Uṇādi-sūtra 3.116.
1) A dwelling, dwelling-place, residence, house, habitation; निवसन्नावसथे पुराद्बहिः (nivasannāvasathe purādbahiḥ) R.8.14; रोगी चिरप्रवासी परान्नभोजी परावसथशायी । यज्जीवति तन्मरणं यन्मरणं सोऽस्य विश्रामः (rogī cirapravāsī parānnabhojī parāvasathaśāyī | yajjīvati tanmaraṇaṃ yanmaraṇaṃ so'sya viśrāmaḥ) || Subh. Ratn.
2) A resting place, asylum; Manusmṛti 3.17; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.14-41; स ह सर्वत आवसथान् मापयाञ्चक्रे (sa ha sarvata āvasathān māpayāñcakre) | Ch. Up.4.1.1. -स (sa)...... ग्रासाच्छादनावसथान् प्रतिविदध्यात् (grāsācchādanāvasathān pratividadhyāt) Kau. A.1.11.
3) A dwelling for pupils and ascetics.
4) A village.
5) A particular religious observance.
6) A fire-sanctuary, a place where sacrificial fire is preserved.
Derivable forms: āvasathaḥ (आवसथः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-thaḥ) 1. A village. 2. A college, a school. n.
(-thaṃ) A house. E. a neg. vasa to dwell, and athac affix; than which there is no other or better abode.
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(-thaḥ-thaṃ) 1. A house. 2. A fire temple or place where sacrificial fire is preserved. m.
(-thaḥ) 1. A treatise on the poetical metre called A'rya. (āryākoṣaḥ) see āryā. 2. A particular religious observance. E. āṅ before vas to dwell, atha Unadi aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvasatha (आवसथ).—[ā-vas + atha], m. 1. A resting-place, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 107. 2. A house. 3. The mansion of the holy fire, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 151.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvasatha (आवसथ).—[masculine] dwelling-place, habitation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avasatha (अवसथ):—m. (for ā-vasatha q.v.) habitation, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
2) a village, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) a college, school, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) n. a house, dwelling, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) Āvasatha (आवसथ):—[=ā-vasatha] [from ā-vas] m. ([Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 114]) dwelling-place, abode, habitation, night’s lodging, [Atharva-veda ix, 6, 7; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Manu-smṛti; Rāmāyaṇa; Hitopadeśa; Raghuvaṃśa] etc.
6) [v.s. ...] a dwelling for pupils and ascetics
7) [v.s. ...] a village
8) [v.s. ...] a particular religious observance, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] a treatise on Āryā metres, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avasatha (अवसथ):—[ava-satha] (thaḥ) 1. m. Avillage; a college.
2) Āvasatha (आवसथ):—[ā-vasatha] (thaḥ-thaṃ) 1. m. n. A house; a fire temple; a work on Āryā.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Āvasatha (आवसथ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avasaha.
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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 (even English!). 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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a building for human beings to live in; a house.
2) [noun] a more or less concentrated group of houses and private and public buildings, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a city; a village.
3) [noun] the building or buildings, classrooms, laboratories, etc. where formal education is imparted; a school.
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Āvasatha (ಆವಸಥ):—[noun] a normal place of dwelling; a house; an abode; a habitation.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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