Bhijjati: 2 definitions


Bhijjati 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

bhijjati : (bhid + ya) is broken or destroyed.

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

Bhijjati, (Pass. of bhindati, cp. Sk. bhidyate) to be broken, to be destroyed; to break (Instr.); pres. bhijjati Dh. 148, ppr. bhijjamāna: see phrase abhijjamāne udake under abhijj°, with which cp. phrase abhejjantyā pathavyā J. VI, 508, which is difficult to explain (not breaking? for abhijjantī after abhejja & abhedi, and *abhijjanto for abhijjamāna, intrs. ?). imper. bhijjatu Th. 1, 312.—praet. 2nd pl. bhijjittha J. I, 468; aor. abhedi Ud. 93 (abhedi kāyo).—fut. bhijjhissati DA. I, 266; grd. bhijjitabba J. III, 56; on grd. °bhijja see pabhindati; grd. bhejja in abhejja not to be broken (q. v.). (Page 504)

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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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