Hoti: 4 definitions


Hoti 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

hoti : (hū + a) to be; exists.

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

Hoti, hotabba etc. see bhavati. (Page 733)

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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: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Hoti (होति).—(= Pali id.), for Sanskrit bhavati, see Chap. 43, s.v. bhū (2). The pres. hoti is rare compared to bhoti; on the other hand, in futures of the hohiti (hohati) type, ho- is much commoner than bho-; and it is doubtful whether bhoṣyati (instead of bheṣyati) should be recognized at all as fut.

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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

Hōṭi (ಹೋಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the state or condition of being the same in power, value, rank, etc.; equality; parity.

2) [noun] the act of competing, vying; competition.

3) [noun] the act or process of adding two things or quantities together.

4) [noun] a piece of wood, used to join other two pieces of wood.

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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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