Jayati, Jāyati: 4 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

jayati : (ji + a) conquers; surpasses; defeats. || jāyati (jan + ya) is born; arises.

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

Jāyati, (jāyate) (from jan, see janati) to be born, to be produced, to arise, to be reborn. Pres. 3rd pl. jāyare J. III, 459; IV, 53; Miln. 337; ppr, jāyanto Sn. 208; aor. jāyi J. III, 391; inf. jātum J. I, 374.—jāyati (loko), jīyati, miyati one is born, gets old, dies D. II, 30; Vism. 235. Kaṭṭhā jāyati jātavedo out of fire-wood is born the fire Sn. 462.—Vin. II, 95=305; Sn. 114, 296, 657; Dh. 58, 193, 212, 282; Pv III, 114 (are reborn as). Cp. vi°. (Page 283)

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Jayati, (jeti, jināti) (Sk. jayati, ji to have power, to conquer, cp. jaya=bi/a; trans. of which the intrans. is jināti to lose power, to become old (see jīrati)) to conquer, surpass; to pillage, rob, to overpower, to defeat.—Pres. (jayati) jeti J. II, 3; jināti Sn. 439; Dh. 354; J. I, 289; IV, 71.—Pot. jeyya Com. on Dh. 103; jine Dh. 103=J. II, 4=VvA. 69; 3rd pl. jineyyuṃ S. I, 221 (opp. parājeyyuṃ).—Ppr. jayaṃ Dh. 201.—Fut. jessati Vv 332; jayissati ib.; jinissati J. II, 183.—Aor. jini J. I, 313; II, 404; ajini Dh. 3; pl. jiniṃsu S. I, 221 (opp. parājiṃsu), 224 (opp. parājiṃsu, with v. l. °jiniṃsu); A. IV, 432 (opp. °jiyiṃsu, with v. l. °jiniṃsu). Also aor. ajesi DhA. I, 44 (=ajini).—Proh. (mā) jīyi J. IV, 107.—Ger. jetvā Sn. 439; jetvāna It. 76.—Inf. jinituṃ J. VI, 193; VvA. 69.—Grd. jeyya Sn. 288 (a°); jinitabba VvA. 69 (v. l. jetabba).—Pass. jīyati (see parā°), jīyati is also Pass. to jarati — Caus. 1. jayāpeti to wish victory to, to hail (as a respectful greeting to a king) J. II, 213, 369, 375; IV, 403.—2. jāpayati to cause to rob, to incite, to plunder M. I, 231; It. 22=J. IV, 71 (v. l. hāpayati)= Miln. 402; J. VI, 108 (to annul); Miln. 227.—Des. jigiṃsati (q. v.).—pp. jina & jita (q. v.). (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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jayati (जयति):—[from jaya] m. the root ji, [Pāṇini 1-4, 26], [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

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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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