Pareta: 9 definitions


Pareta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

pareta : (adj.) afflicted with; overcome by; gone on to.

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

Pareta, (pp. of pareti, more likely para+i than pari+i, although BSk. correspondent is parīta, e.g. śokaparīta Jtm 3194) gone on to, affected with, overcome by (-°), syn. with abhibhūta (e.g. PvA. 41, 80). Very frequent in combination with terms of suffering, misadventure and passion, e.g. khudā°, ghamma°, jighacchā°, dukkha°, dosa°, rāga°, soka°, sneha°, Vin. I, 5; D. II, 36; M. I, 13, 114, 364, 460; III, 14, 92; S. II, 110; III, 93; IV, 28; A. I, 147=It. 89; A. III, 25, 96; Sn. 449, 736, 818 (=samohita samannāgata pihita Nd1 149) 1092, 1123; J. III, 157; Pv. I, 86; II, 24; Miln. 248; PvA. 61, 93. (Page 439)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pareta (परेत).—p. p. Deceased, departed, dead.

-taḥ A spirit, a ghost.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pareta (परेत).—[adjective] gone, dead; [masculine] [plural] the Manes.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pareta (परेत):—[from pare] mfn. departed, deceased, dead, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Yājñavalkya]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of spectre, a ghost, spirit, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pareta (परेत):—[pare-ta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Dead. m. A ghost.

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Pareta in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parēta (ಪರೇತ):—

1) [adjective] no longer living; having died; dead.

2) [adjective] departed; gone away; bygone.

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Parēta (ಪರೇತ):—

1) [noun] the body of a person who has died; corpse.

2) [noun] a person who has died.

3) [noun] a supernatural being, esp. one thought of as haunting or possessing a person, house, etc., as a ghost or as inhabiting a certain region; a spirit.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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