Pahoti: 2 definitions



Pahoti 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pahoti : (pa + hū + a) is able, adequate, or sufficient.

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

Pahoti, & (in verse) pabhavati (pa+bhu, cp. Vedic prabhavati in meaning “to be helpful”) 1. to proceed from (with Gen.), rise, originate D. II, 217; M. III, 76; S. II, 184; as pabhavati at Sn. 728=1050 (cp. Nd2 401); (perf. med.) pahottha it has arisen from (Gen.), i.e. it was the fault of J. V, 102.—2. to be sufficient, adequate or able (with inf.) D. I, 240; M. I, 94; S. I, 102; Sn. 36, 867; J. V, 305; DA. I, 192; III, 254 (fut. pahossati); VvA. 75; Dāvs. IV, 18. Neg. both with na° & a° viz. nappahoti J. VI, 204; DhA. III, 408; nappahosi J. I, 84; appahoti DhA. IV, 177; appabhonto PvA. 73; in verse appabhavaṃ J. III, 373 (=appahonto C.).—pp. pahūta (q. v.). (Page 449)

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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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