Cheta; 3 Definition(s)


Cheta means something in 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.

Ambiguity: Although Cheta has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Ceta. It further has the optional forms Cheṭa.

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Pali-English dictionary

Cheta, an animal living in mountain cliffs, a sort of leopard S.I, 198. (Page 277)

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

chēṭā (छेटा).—See chaṭā, chaḍaṇēṃ, chaḍā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

chēṭā (छेटा).—

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Cheta Sutta
See Kassapagotta Sutta.
Kassapagotta Or Cheta Sutta
Relates the story of the attempt made by Kassapagotta (4) to convert a huntsman. S.i.198f

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