Pamajjati: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pamajjati : (pa + mad + ya) becomes intoxicated; is clearless, slothful or negligent; neglects.

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

1) Pamajjati, 2 (pa+mṛj) 1. to wipe off, rub off, sweep, scour Vin. I, 47; II, 209 (bhūmi° itabbā); M. I, 383.—2. to rub along, stroke, grope, feel along (with one’s hands) Vin. II, 209 (cīvara-rajjuṃ °itvā; cp. Vin. Texts III, 279). ‹-› Note. pamajjamāna in phrase gale pi p° ānena at Nett 164 is after the example of similar passages M. I, 108 and A. IV, 32 and as indicated by v. l. preferably to be read as “api panujjamānena pi” (see panudati). (Page 416)

2) Pamajjati, 1 (pa+mad) 1. to become intoxicated S. I, 73.—2. to be careless, slothful, negligent; to neglect, waste one’s time S. IV, 125, 133; Sn. 676, 925, 933; cp. Nd1 376 & Nd2 70; Dh. 168, 172, 259; J. III, 264 (with Acc.); IV, 396 (with Gen.); Pv. I, 1112 (dāne na p.); IV, 13 (jāgaratha mā p.); Sdhp. 16, 620.—aor. 2 pl. pamādattha M. I, 46; A. III, 87; IV, 139. Other noteworthy forms are aor. or precative (mā) pamādo S. IV, 263; Th. 1, 119; Dh. 371 (see Geiger P. Gr. § 161 b), and cond. or aor. pamādassaṃ M. III, 179; A. I, 139 (see Geiger l. c. 170 & Trenckner Notes 752).—appamajjanto (ppr.) diligent, eager, zealous PvA. 7.—pp. pamatta (q. v.). (Page 415)

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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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