Guhati, Gūhati: 3 definitions


Guhati 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

gūhati : (gūh + a) hides; conceals.

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

Gūhati, (Sk. gūhati, pp. gūḍha; see guyha, guhā, etc.) to hide, to conceal. See paṭi°, pari°.—Caus. gūhayati Sdhp.189 (gūhayaṃ ppr.). Cp. gūḷha. (Page 253)

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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

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

Guhati (गुहति).—(?) probably error for gūhati, q.v.

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Gūhati (गूहति) or Gūhayati.—(perhaps connected with Sanskrit Gr. gumpha(ya)ti, Pali ogumpheti; see avagūhayati), winds (garlands): Mv ii.426.19 mālāṃ gūhayati; 427.4 (prose) mālāṃ guhāhi (impv.; short u!); iii.4.1. mālāṃ…gūhasi (impv. in meaning), v.l. guhasi (unmetrical; compare preceding citation; the short u is probably erroneous).

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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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