Devati; 2 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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Devati, (div) to lament, etc.; see pari°. Cp. also parideva etc. (Page 330)

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devatī (देवती) or Devatā.—(the form °tī is cited by Ratnach. from a manuscript work as = Devakī, the mother of Kṛṣṇa!), divinity: only noted in Sādh, but fairly com- mon there, by the side of devatā; devatyaḥ, °tyo Sādh 140.11; 180.10; 185.19; -tyor, loc. dual, 191.22; daśade- vatīparivṛtaṃ 195.6; sarvāsāṃ °tīnāṃ 199.4, etc.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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Devaṭa (देवट).—mfn. (-ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) An artist, an artisan. E. div to sport, aṭan Unadi aff.--- OR...
Parideva (परिदेव).—m. (-vaḥ) Wailing, lamentation.
Div (दिव्).—[(u) divu] r. 4th cl. (dīvyati) 1. To play, to sport, to play with, to romp or gamb...
Adeva (अदेव).—a. [na. ba.]1) Not god-like or divine, not pertaining to a deity.2) Godless, impi...
Paridevati, (pari+devati, div) to wail, lament D. II, 158 (mā socittha mā paridevittha); Sn. 5...

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