Maddati: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

maddati : (madd + a) crushes; tramples on; subjugates.

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

Maddati, (cp. Vedic mṛd to crush: see etym. under mattikā) 1. to tread on, trample on (Acc.), crush J. III, 245, 372 (ppr. maddamāna); DhA. II, 66.—2. to defeat, destroy Sn. 770 (=abhibhavati Nd1 12); Nd2 85 (madditvā=abhibhuyya); SnA 450; Mhvs 1, 41.—fig. to crush a heresy: vādaṃ m. Mhvs 36, 41.—3. to neglect (an advice), spurn J. III, 211 (ovādaṃ).—4. to mix up, knead, jumble together DhA. II, 155.—5. to thresh J. I, 215.—6. to break down, upset J. I, 500 (vatiṃ, a fence).—7. to draw together (a net) J. I, 208.—Caus. I. maddeti to cause to be trampled on Mhvs 29. 4 (aor. maddayi).—Caus. II. maddāpeti to cause to be threshed Vin. II, 180.—pp. maddita. See also pari°. (Page 518)

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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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