Laddha, Laddhā: 5 definitions



Laddha 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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

Laddhā (लद्धा):—[wrong reading] for laṭvā.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Laddha (लद्ध):—(?) m. ein best. Thier [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 897.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Laddhā (लद्धा):—in laddhādīn [Weber .No.89] fehlerhaft für laṭvā.

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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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