Ghosita, Ghoshita: 7 definitions


Ghosita means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ghoshit.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

See Ghosaka (2).

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghosita in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ghosita : (pp. of ghoseti) shouted; announced; proclaimed.

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

Ghosita, 1. (pp. of ghoseti) proclaimed, renowned, PvA.107 (=ghuṭṭha); VvA.31 (nakkhattaṃ). As Npl. Ghositārāma DhA.I, 53, 161, 208.—2. (n. ag.=ghositṛ, cp. ghosaka) one who proclaims, advocates, or heralds; in Np. Ghositaseṭṭhi DhA.I, 187. (Page 258)

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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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghoṣita (घोषित):—[from ghuṣ] m. Name of a man, [Divyāvadāna]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ghoṣita (घोषित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ghosia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghosita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ghoṣita (घोषित) [Also spelled ghoshit]:—(a) declared, proclaimed.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ghōṣita (ಘೋಷಿತ):—[adjective] said, proclaimed, announced loudly.

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Ghōṣita (ಘೋಷಿತ):—[noun] = ಘೋಷ - [ghosha -]1.

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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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