Kathati, aka: Kaṭhati; 1 Definition(s)


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Kaṭhati, (Sk. kvathati; cp. Goth. hvapo scum, hvapjan to seethe. The Dhātumañjūsā (no. 132, ed. Andersen & Smith) comments on kaṭh with “sosāna-pākesu. ” See also kuthati) 1. to boil, to stew Bdhgh on Vin. I, 205, see Vin. Texts II. 57 n1, where pp. is given as kuthita. Similarly Th. 2, 504 (cp. Sisters 174 n4, but cp. Mil. trs. II. 271 “distressed”; E. Müller, J. R. A. S. 1910, 539).—2. to be scorched, pp. kaṭhita (=hot) Miln. 323, 325, 357, 397.—The pp. occurs as °kaṭṭhita & °kuṭṭhita in cpds uk° pa° (q. v.). See also kuṭṭhita. (Page 178)

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