Pajanati, Pajānāti: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pajānāti : (pa +ñā + nā) knows clearly.

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

Pajānāti, (pa+jānāti) to know, find out, come to know, understand, distinguish D. I, 45 (yathābhūtaṃ really, truly), 79 (ceto paricca), 162, 249; Sn. 626, 726 sq. , 987; It. 12 (ceto paricca); Dh. 402; Pv. I, 1112 (=jānāti PvA. 60); J. V, 445; Pug. 64.—ppr. pajānaṃ Sn. 884, 1050, 1104 (see explanation at Nd1 292=Nd2 378); It. 98; Pv IV. 164; and pajānanto Sn. 1051.—ger. paññāya (q. v.) — Caus. paññāpeti; pp. paññatta; Pass. paññāyati & pp. paññāta (q. v.). Cp. sampajāna. (Page 387)

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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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