Laddha, aka: Laddhā; 2 Definition(s)


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laddha : (pp. of labhati or labbhati) obtained; received. || laddhā (abs. of labhati) having got, received, or attained.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Laddhā, is ger. and 3rd sg. aor.; laddhāna ger. of labhati (q. v.). (Page 581)

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Laddha, (pp. of labhati) (having) obtained, taken, received Sn. 106, 239; J. V, 171; Mhvs 5, 133 (kiñci laddhaṃ); 10, 37 (kaññā laddhā); PvA. 5.—laddhatvaṃ at J. IV, 406. is to be corrected to uddhatvā.—Cp. upa°, pa°. —adhippāya one who obtains his wishes Nd2 542. —assāsa getting one’s breath again, coming to (out of a swoon) J. IV, 126. —upasampada one who has obtained ordination PvA. 54. —jaya victorious Mhvs 25, 98. —jīvika revived PvA. 40. —nāma so-called ThA. 292 (puthulomo laddhanāmo maccho); PvA. 33 (yamaloka l-n. petaloka), 52 (niraya l-n. naraka), 57 (kuñjara l-n. hatthi), 107 (sūcikā jighacchā), 119 (Purindada= Sakka), 143 (Himavanto=pabbata-rājā), etc. (Page 580)

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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