Palayati, Palāyati: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

palāyati : (pal + aya) runs away; escapes. || palāyati = paleti.

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

Palāyati, (cp. Vedic palāyati, palāy) to run (away) Vin. III, 145 (ubbijjati uttasati p.); A. II, 33 (yena vā tena vā palayanti); Sn. 120; J. II, 10; DhA. I, 193; PvA. 253, 284 (=dhāvati).—ppr. palāyanto S. I, 209=Th. 2, 248 =Pv. II, 717=Nett 131=DhA. IV, 21; aor. palāyi S. I, 219; J. I, 208; II, 209, 219, 257; IV, 420; DhA. III, 208; DA. I, 142; PvA. 4, 274; ger. palāyitvā J. I, 174; PvA. 154; inf. palāyituṃ J. I, 202; VI, 420.—Contracted forms are: pres. paleti (see also the analogy-form pāleti under pāleti, to guard) D. I, 54 (spelt phaleti, explained DA. I, 165 by gacchati); Sn. 1074, 1144 (=vajati gacchati Nd2 423); Dh. 49; Nd1 172; J. V, 173, 241; Vv 8436 (=gacchati VvA. 345); Pv. I, 111 (gacchati PvA. 56); aor. palittha J. V, 255; fut. palehiti Th. 1, 307; imper. palehi Sn. 831 (=gaccha SnA 542) — pp. palāta & palāyita; Caus. palāpeti1 (q. v.). (Page 440)

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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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