Bhindati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhindati : (bhid + ṃ - a) breaks; splits; severs.

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

Bhindati, (bhid, Sk. bhinatti; cp. Lat. findo to split, Goth. beitan=Ger. beissen. Def. at Dhtp 381, 405 by “vidāraṇe” i.e. splitting) to split, break, sever, destroy, ruin. In two bases: *bhid (with der. *bhed) & *bhind.—(a) *bhid: aor. 3rd sg. abhida (=Sk. abhidat) D. II, 107; J. III, 29 (see also under abhida); abbhidā J. I, 247; II, 163, 164.—fut. bhecchati (Sk. bhetsyati) A. I, 8.—ger. bhetvā (Sk. bhittvā) Th. 1, 753; Sn. 62 (v. l. BB bhitvā).—grd. bhejja: only neg. abhejja (q. v.). See also der. bheda, bhedana.—pp. bhinna & Pass. bhijjati.—(b) *bhind: pres. bhindati Nd1 503; DhA. I, 125 (kathaṃ bh. to break a promise); Sdhp. 47.—ppr. bhindanto Mhvs 5, 185.—Pot. bhinde Vism. 36 (sīlasaṃvaran).—fut. bhindissati Vin. II, 198.—aor. bhindi J. I, 467 (mitta-bhāvaṃ), & abhindi A. IV, 312 (atta-sambhavaṃ).—ger. bhinditvā J. I, 425, 490; PvA. 12; also in phrase indriyāni bhinditvā breaking in one’s senses, i.e. mastering, controlling them J. II, 274; IV, 104, 114, 190.—Caus. I. bhedeti: see vi°. Caus. II. bhindāpeti to cause to be broken J. I, 290 (sīlaṃ); VI, 345 (pokkharaṇiṃ) and bhedāpeti Vin. III, 42.—See also bhindana. (Page 505)

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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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