Eti, Ēti: 10 definitions


Eti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Tamil. 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

eti : (i + a) comes.

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

Eti, (P. eti represents Sk. eti as well as ā-eti, i.e. to go and to come (here); with Sk. eti cp. Av. aeiti, Gr. ei)_si, Lat. eo, it; Goth. iddja went, Obulg. iti, Oir. etha) to go, go to, reach; often (= ā + eti) to come back, return Sn.364, 376, 666 (come); J.VI, 365 (return); ppr. ento J.III, 433 (Acc. suriyaṃ atthaṃ entaṃ the setting sun); imper. 2nd sg. ehi only in meaning “come” (see separately), 3rd etu D.I, 60; 2nd pl. etha D.I, 211; Sn.997; J.II, 129; DhA.I, 95 (in admission formula “etha bhikkhavo” come ye (and be) bhikkhus! See ehi bhikkhu).—fut. essati J.VI, 190, 365, & ehiti J.II, 153; 2nd sg. ehisi Dh.236, 369.—pp. ita (q. v.). (Page 161)

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Eti (एति).—f. Ved. Arrival, approach.

Derivable forms: etiḥ (एतिः).

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

Eti (एति).—= Sanskrit aiti, comes: kuta eti (WT enti) ime śūrā(ḥ) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 307.2 (verse).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Eti (एति).—[feminine] arrival.

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

Eti (एति):—[from e] f. arrival, approach, [Ṛg-veda x, 91, 4; 178, 2.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Eti in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Eti (ಎತಿ):—[noun] (correctly, ಯತಿ [yati])an ascetic who has subdued his passions and renounced worldly attachments.

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Ēṭi (ಏಟಿ):—[noun] (col.) the sectarian mark drawn vertically on the forehead.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Eti (எதி) noun < yati. Ascetic; சன்னியாசி. எதிகளேனும் வணங்குவர் தாயை [sanniyasi. ethigalenum vananguvar thayai] (காசிகண்டம் சிவசன். அக். [kasigandam sivasan. ag.] 13).

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Ēṭi (ஏடி) interjection < Feminine of ஏடா. [eda.] An exclamation addressed familiarly to a woman friend or to a woman of lower status than one who addresses her; தோழி முதலிய பெண்பாலாரை விளித்தற்கண்வரும் இடைச்சொல். [thozhi muthaliya penpalarai vilitharkanvarum idaichol.]

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Ēti (ஏதி) noun < hēti.

1. Weapon; ஆயுதப் பொது. மருப்பினுதி யேதிகொளுத்தி (இரகுவமிசம் திக்கு. [ayuthap pothu. maruppinuthi yethigoluthi (iraguvamisam thikku.] 35).

2. Sword; வாள். (திவா.) [val. (thiva.)]

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Ēti (ஏதி) noun cf. chēda. Piece, fragment; துண்டம். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [thundam. (pingalagandu)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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