Hilita, Hīḷita: 2 definitions


Hilita 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.

The Sanskrit term Hīḷita can be transliterated into English as Hilita or Hiliita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

hīḷita : (pp. of hīḷeti) scorned; disdained; despised.

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

Hīḷita, (pp. of hīḷeti) despised, looked down upon, scorned Vin.IV, 6; Miln.227, 251; Vism.424 (+ohīḷita oññāta etc.); DA.I, 256. (Page 732)

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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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