Bhita, Bhīta: 8 definitions

Introduction

Bhita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: New look on the kushan bengali

The mounds at Bhita, situated 35 miles downstream from Kausambi on the bank of the Yamuna, represent the ruins of an ancient city which flourished during the Mauryan time to Gupta period. The excavations were conducted by Sir John Marshall (1909-1910 and 1911-12) at Bhita. The most important finds suggesting the Kushan occupation of this city are a number of seals and sealings inscribed in the Kushan character and the coins belonging to this dynasty. Some seals with scripts in the Kushan character were also found during the course of excavation.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhīta : (pp. of bhāyati) frightened.

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

Bhīta, (pp. of bhāyati) frightened, terrified, afraid Dh. 310; J. I, 168 (niraya-bhaya°); II, 110 (maraṇa-bhaya°), 129; IV, 141 (+tasita); PvA. 154, 280 (+tasita). Cp. sam°. (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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhīta (भीत).—p (S) Impressed with terror or fear, frightened.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhīta (भीत).—p. p. [bhī-kta]

1) Frightened, terrified, alarmed, afraid of (with abl.); न भीतो मरणादस्मि (na bhīto maraṇādasmi) Mk.1.27.

2) Fearful, timid.

3) Placed in danger, imperilled.

-tam Fear, dread.

-tam ind. Timidly.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhīta (भीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Afraid, frightened, fearful, timid. 2. Imperiled. n.

(-taṃ) Fear, alarm, apprehension. E. bhī to fear, aff. kta .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhīta (भीत).—[adjective] frightened, terrified, afraid of ([ablative], [genetive], or —°); anxious about (—°); [neuter] or vat† [adverb], [neuter] also as [abstract]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhīta (भीत):—[from bhī] mfn. frightened, alarmed, terrified, timid, afraid of or imperilled by ([ablative] or [compound]), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] anxious about ([compound]), [Pañcarātra]

3) [from bhī] n. fear, danger, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] ([impersonal or used impersonally]) fear has been shown, [Śṛṅgāra-tilaka]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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