Avatta, Āvatta, Āvaṭṭa: 8 definitions

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Avatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

āvatta : (pp. of āvattati) fallen back to. (nt.) winding; turn; bent. || āvaṭṭa (m.), 1. circumference; 2. a whirlpool; 3. twisting.

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

1) Āvatta, 2 (nt.) (Sk. āvarta, of ā + vṛt, cp. āvaṭṭa( winding, turn, bent J. I, 70 (in a river); Nett 81 (v. l. āvaṭṭa?), 105 (°hārasampāta). (Page 111)

2) Āvatta, 1 (adj.) (pp. of āvattati) gone away to, fallen back to, in phrase hīnāyāvatta (see same phrase under āvattati) M. I, 460; S. II, 50; J. I, 206. (Page 111)

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Āvaṭṭa, (adj. -n.) (Sk. āvarta, ā + vṛt) — 1. turning round, winding, twisting M. I, 382; S. I, 32 (dvi-r-ā° turning twice); J. II, 217; SnA 439 (°gaṅgā).—2. turned, brought round, changed, enticed M. I, 381; DhA. II, 153.—3. an eddy, whirlpool, vortex M. I, 461 = A. II, 123 (°bhaya); Miln. 122, 196, 377.—4. circumference J. V, 337; Dāvs. V, 24; DhA III 184. (Page 111)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avatta (अवत्त).—See under अवदो (avado).

See also (synonyms): avattin.

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Avatta (अवत्त).—p. p. [ava-do-khaṇḍane karmaṇi kta] Cut off; उत्सादतोऽ ङ्गादङ्गादवत्तानां करतऽएव (utsādato' ṅgādaṅgādavattānāṃ karata'eva) Vāj.21.43.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avatta (अवत्त).—[adjective] cut off, divided.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Avatta (अवत्त):—[=ava-tta] a and ava-ttin See ava- √

2) [=ava-tta] [from ava-do] b mfn. cut off, divided, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā xxi, 43, etc.] (cf. catur-avatta, pañcāvatta, and yathāvattam.)

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Avatta in German

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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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Avaṭṭa (अवट्ट) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Apavṛt.

2) Avaṭṭa (अवट्ट) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Apavṛt.

3) Avaṭṭā (अवट्टा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvarttā.

4) Avatta (अवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avyakta.

5) Avatta (अवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avāta.

6) Avatta (अवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avāpta.

7) Avatta (अवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avatra.

8) Āvaṭṭa (आवट्ट) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvṛt.

9) Āvatta (आवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvṛt.

10) Āvatta (आवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvṛt.

11) Āvatta (आवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvartta.

12) Āvatta (आवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvartta.

13) Āvatta (आवत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ātapatra.

14) Āvattā (आवत्ता) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āvarttā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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