Dharayati, Dhārayati: 1 definition


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

Dhārayati (धारयति).—(1) with infin., holds out = is able, endures (to do something): na dhārayiṣyati eṣo bhūyo imaṃ alin- dam odanasya (so read, see alinda) khādituṃ Mahāvastu ii.462.11, (after eating a large basket of hard food he will be full;) he won't last out (be able) further to eat this dish of porridge; (2) makes fast, locks (a door, gate, against someone, gen.): vaidyānāṃ dvāraṃ dhārayitvā svayam eva cikitsā kṛtā Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.66.10. Or read dvār°? Cf. avadvārāpayati.

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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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