Bhatika, Bhātika, Bhatikā: 2 definitions



Bhatika means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhātika : (m.) a brother.

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

Bhatikā, (f.) (fr. bhati) fee J. IV, 184. (Page 497)

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Bhātika, (& Bhātiya) (fr. bhātar, cp. Class. Sk. bhrātṛka) lit. brotherly, i.e. a brother, often°-: “brother” — (a) bhātika: J. I, 253 (jeṭṭhaka°); VI, 32; DhA. I, 14 (°thera my Thera-brother or br. -thera), 101, 245; PvA. 75. ‹-› (b) bhātiya: Vism. 292 (dve °therā two Th. brothers).—Cp. bhātuka. (Page 502)

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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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