Japati: 3 definitions


Japati means something in 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

japati : (jap + a) utters; mumbles; recites.

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

Japati, (& jappati Dhtp 189, also japp 190=vacane; sound-root jap) to mumble, whisper, utter, recite J. IV, 204; Pv. II, 61 (=vippalapati PvA. 94); PvA. 97; ppr. jappaṃ S. I, 166 (palāpaṃ); J. IV, 75. See japa, japana; also pari°. (Page 279)

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Japāṭi (ಜಪಾಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the state of emotional ecstasy or being greatly agitated by strong feelings.

2) [noun] the quality of being vehement characterised by intense action or zeal to act; ardour; fervor.

3) [noun] any one of a series of moments at which the same or nearly the same thing recurs or is repeatedly done.

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Japāti (ಜಪಾತಿ):—[noun] an equal or common status, standing, footing, level, etc.; par.

context information

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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