Onata, Oñāta, Oṇata: 2 definitions

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Onata means something in 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

onata : (pp. of onamati) bent down; stooped

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

Oñāta, (pp. o + jānāti, see also avañāta) despised Miln. 191, 229, 288. (Page 165)

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Oṇata, (pp. of oṇamati) bent down, low, inclined. Usually of social rank or grade, combd. with & opp. to uṇṇata, i.e. raised & degraded, lofty and low A. II, 86 = Pug. 52 (= nīca lāmaka Pug. A 229); Pv IV. 6Q; Miln. 387; DA. I, 45; PvA. 29. (Page 165)

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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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