Bhattha, Bhaṭṭha: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhaṭṭha : (pp. of bhassati) fallen down; dropped. (pp. of bhajjati), roasted; fallen down; dropped.

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

1) Bhaṭṭha, 3 (?) (perhaps for bhatta?) wages, tip, donation J. IV, 261 (by C. explained as kathita, thus same as bhattha2). v. l. bhatta. Cp. Sk. bhāṭa & BSk. bhāṭaka MVastu III, 37. (Page 496)

2) Bhaṭṭha, 2 (pp. of bhaṇ, for bhaṇita) spoken, said Vv 6319 (su°=subhāsita VvA. 265). See also paccā° & pari°; cp. also next. (Page 496)

3) Bhaṭṭha, 1 (pp. of bhraṃś, see bhassati) dropped, fallen down J. I, 482; IV, 222, 382; V, 444. Cp. pari°. (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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