Camati, Camāti, Cāmāti: 3 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

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

Camati, (& cameti) (cam to sip; but given at Dhtm 552 in meaning “adana,” eating) to rinse, only in cpd. ācamati (ācameti). (Page 262)

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Camaṭī (चमटी):—(nf) a guide stick.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Camāti (சமாதி) noun < samādhi.

1. (Yoga Philosophy) Intense contemplation of God, identifying oneself with Him, one of aṣṭāṅka-yōkam, q.v.; அஷ்டாங்கயோகத்துள் மனத்தைப் பரம்பொரு ளோடு ஐக்கியப்படுத்தி நிறுத்துகை. [ashdangayogathul manathaip paramboru lodu aikkiyappaduthi niruthugai.] (சிலப்பதிகாரம் அரும்பதவுரை [silappathigaram arumbathavurai] 14, 11, உரை. [urai.])

2. Will, as of God; சங்கற்பம். பிஞ்ஞகன் சமாதியாலே [sangarpam. pijnagan samathiyale] (திருவாலவாயுடையார் திருவிளையாடற் [thiruvalavayudaiyar thiruvilaiyadar] 16, 5).

3. See சமாதிக்குழி. [samathikkuzhi.]

4. Burial alive of a leper (R. F.); குஷ்ட ரோகியை உயிருடன் புதைக்கை. [kushda rogiyai uyirudan puthaikkai.]

5. (Rhetoric) Attribution of a deed to a person or thing other than its agent, a merit of poetic composition; ஒன்றன் வினையை ஒப்புடைப்பொருள்மேல் ஏற்றிச்சொல்லுகை யாகிய செய்யுட்குணம். [onran vinaiyai oppudaipporulmel errichollugai yagiya seyyudkunam.] (தண்டியலங்காரம் [thandiyalangaram] 24.)

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Cāmāti (சாமாதி) noun See சாமாசி. [samasi.] (R.)

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Camati (சமதி) noun < samatā. Conformity, ஒப்பு. [oppu.] Madras usage

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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