Dahati, Ḍahati: 8 definitions


Dahati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dahati (दहति).—A warrior given to Subrahmaṇya by god Aṃśa. Mention is made about this warrior in Mahābhārata, Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 34.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Dahati (दहति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.31) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dahati) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dahati : (dah + a) burns; accepts.

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

1) Dahati, 2 =ḍahati to burn; as dahate Pv.II, 98 (=dahati vināseti PvA.116). (Page 317)

2) Dahati, 1 (dahate) (Sk. dadhāti to put down, set up; *dhe=Gr. ti/qhmi, Lat. facio, Ohg. tuon, Ags. dōn= E. to do. See also dhātu) to put, place; take for (Acc. or Abl.), assume, claim, consider D.I, 92 (okkākaṃ pitāmahaṃ=ṭhapeti DA.I, 258); S.III, 113 (mittato daheyya); A.IV, 239 (cittaṃ d. fix the mind on); Sn.825 (bālaṃ dahanti mithu aññamaññaṃ=passanti dakkhanti, etc. Nd1 163). Pass dhīyati (q. v.); grd. dheyya (q. v.). ‹-› Note. dahati is more frequent in combination with prefixes & compositions like ā°, upa°, pari°, sad°, san°, samā°, etc. pp. hita. (Page 317)

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Ḍahati, (& dahati) (Sk. dahati, pp. dagdha, cp. dāha, nidāgha (summer heat); Gr. tέfra ashes, Lat. favilla (glowing) cinders, Goth. dags, Ger. tag. E. day=hot time) to burn (trs.) consume, torment M.I, 365; II, 73; A.V, 110; J.II, 44 (aor. 3 sg. med. adaḍḍha=Sk. adagdha); Dh.31, 71, 140; Miln.45, 112 (cauterize). pp. daḍḍha — Pass. ḍayhati S.I, 188 (kāmarāgena ḍayhāmi cittam me pariḍayhati); ib. (mahārāga: mā ḍayhittho punappunaṃ) M.II, 73; S.III, 150 (mahāpaṭhavī ḍayhati vinassati na bhavati) esp. in ppr. ḍayhamāna consumed with or by, burning, glowing Dh.371; It.23 (°ena kāyena & cetasā Pv.I, 1110, 122; II, 23) (of a corpse being cremated); PvA.63, 152 (vippaṭisārena: consumed by remorse). See also similes J.P.T.S. 1907, 90. Cp. uḍ°. (Page 291)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dahati (दहति).—(= Pali id.; for Sanskrit dadhāti; compare also ni-da°), sets, places: dhvajaṃ dahitvā Mahāvastu ii.377.6; dahitva dīpaṃ …cetiyeṣu 379.7 (both verses).

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

Dahati (दहति):—m. Name of an attendant of Skanda, [Mahābhārata ix, 2536.]

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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 (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.

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