Dabba; 4 Definition(s)

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Dabba 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

dabba : (adj.) wise; able. (nt.) timber; wealth; substance.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Dabba, 2 (adj.-n.) (Sk. dravya, of dru wood, see dāru) treelike, wooden; a tree, shrub, wood J.I, 108 (d.-tiṇagaccha a jungle of wood & grass); V, 46 (d.-gahana a thicket of shrubs & trees); Vism.353 (°tiṇa). (Page 314)

2) Dabba, 1 (adj.-n.) (Sk. dravya, nt. to dravati (dru)) (a) fit for, able, worthy, good, S.I, 187=Th.1, 1218, cp. Pss. of the Brethren, 399, n. 4 (=Sk. bhavya, cp. Pāṇini V.3, 104 dravyaṃ ca bhavyaḥ).—(b) material, substance, property; something substantial, a worthy object Pgdp 14.

—jātika of good material, fit for, able M.I, 114; A.I, 254 (cp. Sk. pātrabhūta); Vism.196.—saṃhāra collecting something substantial PvA.114 (should prob. be read sambhāra).—sambhāra the collection of something substantial or worth collecting, ; a gift worth giving J.IV, 311; V, 48; VI, 427; DhA.I, 321; II, 114. (Page 314)

(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.

Marathi-English dictionary

ḍabbā (डब्बा).—m (Better ḍabā q. v.) A little box.

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dabba (दब्ब).—ad (Imit.) Used with pōṭa bharaṇēṃ To stuff the belly to the utmost. Also used as a and as n Ex. pōṭa or pōṭānta dabba jhālēṃ.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ḍabbā (डब्बा).—A little box.

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dabba (दब्ब).—ad Used with pōṭa bharaṇēṃ To stuff the belly to the utmost.

(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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