Bahuta, Bahūta, Bahutā: 9 definitions


Bahuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bahut.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Bahūta, (adj.) (for pahūta=Sk. prabhūta) abundant, much Th. 2, 406 (°ratana, so read for bahuta°), 435 (for bahutadhana); J. III, 425 (bahūtam ajjaṃ “plenty of food”; ajja=Sk. ādya, with Kern, Toev. s. v. bahūta for T. bahūtamajjā, which introd. story takes as bahūtaṃ =balaṃ ajja, with ajjā metri causâ. C. expls however as mataka-bhattaṃ); VI, 173 (°tagarā mahī); Pv. II, 75 (v. l. for pahūta, cp. pahūtika). (Page 485)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bahuta (बहुत).—a (bahu S through H) Many, abundant, much. bahutakarūna For the most part; generally speaking; most frequently, commonly, mostly.

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bahūta (बहूत).—a Many or much. This form of the word, although the right form for Maraṭhi words, is, on account of bahu S & H, less esteemed than bahuta.

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bāhuṭā (बाहुटा).—m (bāhu) The arm from the shoulder to the elbow: also the region of the shoulder-joint. 2 An ornament for the arm (of females).

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bāhuṭā (बाहुटा).—m ( H) A flag, ensign, colors.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bahuta (बहुत).—a Many, abundant. bahutakarūna For the most part; generally speaking.

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bahūta (बहूत).—a See bahuta.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahutā (बहुता).—

1) Abundance, plenty, numerousness.

2) Majority or plurality.

3) (In gram.) The plural number.

See also (synonyms): bahutva.

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

Bahutā (बहुता).—[feminine] multiplicity, multitude.

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Bāhutā (बाहुता).—[adverb] in the arms.

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

1) Bahutā (बहुता):—[=bahu-tā] [from bahu > bah] f. numerousness, muchness, abundance, plenty, multiplicity, plurality, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā] (cf. -tva).

2) Bāhutā (बाहुता):—[=bāhu-tā] [from bāhu] (bāhu-) ind. in the arms, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. deva-tā, puruṣa-tā).

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Bahuta 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bahuta (बहुत) [Also spelled bahut]:—(a) much; many; abundant; good deal, lots of, plenteous, plentiful; too; very, very much; —[acchā] very good, excellent, all right, that will be done !, fine, right !; —[karake] usually, generally, too often; —[kucha] more or less; to a large extent; —[khūba] very good ! well said ! well done!; —[ho liyā] enough of it.

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