Bhajati: 2 definitions

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhajati : (bhaj + a) associates with; keeps company.

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

Bhajati, (bhaj to divide, partake etc. : see Caus. bhājeti & cp. vi°) to associate with (Acc.), keep companionship with, follow, resort to; to be attached to (Acc.), to love. frequent syn. of sevati. The Dhtp & Dhtm mark the fig. meaning (bhaj2) by sevāyaṃ (Dhtp 61), sevāputhakkare (Dhtm 523) & saṃsevane (ib. 76), whilst the lit. (bhaj1) is expressed by vibhājane.—Sn. 958 (bhajato rittaṃ āsanaṃ; Gen. sq. ppr. =sevato etc. Nd1 466); Dh. 76, 303; Pug. 26, 33; J. I, 216=III, 510 (disā bh.) VI, 358; Sdhp. 275.—Pot. bhaje Dh. 76, 78, and bhajetha Dh. 78 (=payirupāsetha), 208 in sense of imper. ; hence 2nd sg. formed like Caus. as bhajehi J. III, 148 (C. bhajeyyāsi; cp. Geiger, P. Gr. 1392). ‹-› — grd. bhajitabba Nd2 s. v. kāmaguṇā B (sevitabba, bh. , bhāvetabba). (Page 496)

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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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