Cavati, Cāvati: 5 definitions
Cavati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chavati.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
cavati : (cu + a) passes away; dies; falls away; shifts; passes from one state of existence into another.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Cāvati, (fr. ci) to honour, only in cpd. —apacāyati (q. v.). The Dhtp (237) defines the root cāy by pūjā. (Page 264)
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Cavati, (Vedic cyavate from cyu=Gr. seu/w; cp. Lat. cieo, cio, sollicitus, Gr. ki/w, kinέw, Goth. haitan=Ohg, heizan) to move, get into motion, shift, to fall away, decease, esp. to pass from one state of existence into another D. I, 14 (sañsaranti c° upapajjanti, cp. DA. I, 105); Kh VIII, 4 (=KhA 220: apeti vigacchati acetano pi samāno puññakkhaya-vasena aññaṃ thānaṃ gacchati); It. 99= Nd2 2352 (satte cavamāne upapajjamāne); It. 77 (devo deva-kāyā c. “the god falls from the assembly of gods”), Sn. 1073 for bhavetha (=Nd2 238;) PvA. 10. Caus. cāveti: inf. cāvetuṃ S. I, 128 sq. , 134 (°kāma.) — pp. cuta (q. v.), see also cuti. (Page 264)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cāvaṭī (चावटी).—f (Poetry.) Persisting prate. Ex. paṇḍi- tācē sabhēānta mūrkha || cā0 karī bahuta ||. See ex. under cāūṭī.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Cavati (चवति).—(= Pali id., Sanskrit and [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit]. cyavati, § 2.8), falls (to a lower existence): cavitvā Mahāvastu iii.42.18; 43.10, 14; so Senart, v.l. each time cya°. Cf. cuti.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Cavati (ಚವತಿ):—[noun] = ಚವುತಿ [cavuti].
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1) [noun] an instrument for striking or flogging, consisting generally of a stiff or flexible rod with a lash attached to one end; a whip.
2) [noun] a thin, twisted cord, used by children to spin a top, a cone-shaped toy, on its pointed end.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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