Kathambhuta, Kathaṃbhūta, Kathambhūta, Katham-bhuta: 6 definitions


Kathambhuta 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

[«previous next»] — Kathambhuta in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kathaṃbhūta : (adj.) of what sort?

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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

[«previous next»] — Kathambhuta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kathambhūta (कथम्भूत).—a.

1) how being.

2) of what nature or kind (oft. used by commentators).

Kathambhūta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms katham and bhūta (भूत).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kathaṃbhūta (कथंभूत).—[adjective] how being? of what quality?

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

Kathaṃbhūta (कथंभूत):—[=kathaṃ-bhūta] [from kathaṃ > katham] mfn. how being, of what kind? [Caurapañcāśikā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kathambhuta in German

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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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