Bhattha, Bhaṭṭha: 4 definitions
Bhattha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: 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)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Bhaṭṭhā (भट्ठा):—(nm) a kiln; furnace.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Bhaṭṭha (भट्ठ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhraṣṭa.
2) Bhaṭṭha (भट्ठ) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhrāṣṭra.
3) Bhatthā (भत्था) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Bhastrā.
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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