Jivati, aka: Jīvati; 5 Definition(s)
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jīvati : (jiv + a) lives; subsists on.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Jīvati, (Vedic jīvati, cp. jinoti (jinvati); Dhtp 282: pāṇadhāraṇe *gQeịē =Gr. bi/omai & zw/w, zh_n; Lat. vīvo: Goth. ga-quiunan; Mhg. quicken, cp. E. quicken) to live, be alive, live by, subsist on (c. Instr. or nissāya). Imper. pres. jīva Sn. 427, very freq. with ciraṃ live long ... , as a salutation & thanksgiving. ciraṃ jīva J. VI, 337; c. jīvāhi Sn. 1029; Pv. II, 333; c. jīvantu Pv. I, 55;— pot. jīve Sn. 440, 589; Dh. 110;— ppr. jīvaṃ Sn. 427, 432; ‹-› ppr. med. jīvamāna J. I, 307; PvA. 39;— inf. jīvituṃ J. I, 263; Dh. 123.—Sn. 84 sq. , 613 sq. , 804; Dh. 197; J. III, 26; IV, 137; VI, 183 (jīvare); PvA. 111. (Page 285)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
jivatī (जिवती).—f (jīvantikā S) A goddess worshiped on the sixth day after the birth of a child. An image of her is suspended around the child's neck.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jivatī (जिवती).—f A goddess worshipped on the 6th day after a child's birth.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Jīvati (जीवति).—(for Sanskrit jīyate, pass. to jayati), is conquered, is lost: yasya jitaṃ nātha jīvati Mv iii.91.19 (verse) = Pali [Page244-a+ 71] Dhp. 179 yassa jitaṃ nāvajīyati, which proves the meaning (and suggests nāva- for nātha = na atha?); if not a mere corruption, change of y to v, § 2.31.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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