Phalati: 4 definitions


Phalati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

phalati : (phal + a) bears fruit; bursts open; splits.

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

Phalati, (phal to split, break open=*sphal or *sphaṭ, cp. phāṭeti. On etym. see also Lüders, K. Z. XLII, 198 sq. ) 1. to split, burst open (intrs.) A. I, 77 (asaniyā phalantiyā); usually in phrase “muddhā sattadhā phaleyya, ” as a formula of threat or warning “your (or my) head shall split into 7 pieces, ” e.g. D. I, 95; S. I, 50; Sn. 983; J. I, 54; IV, 320 (me); V, 92 (=bhijjetha C.); Miln. 157 (satadhā for satta°); DhA. I, 41 (m. te phalatu s.); VvA. 68; whereas a similar phrase in Sn. 988 sq. has adhipāteti (for *adhiphāṭeti=phalati).—Caus. phāleti (& phāṭeti).—pp. phalita & phulla.—2. to become ripe, to ripen Vin. II, 108; J. III, 251; PvA. 185. (Page 477)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phaḷāṭī (फळाटी).—f (Commonly paḷāṭī or paḷahāṭī) The dry stalk of a cotton-tree.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Phalati (फलति) or Pharati.—q.v.: phalī (3 pl. aor.) Mahāvastu ii.349.17 (verse), see s.v. akṣamātra; tam enaṃ (read ena, m.c.) jñānena phalitva (mss. °tvā; Senart em. pharitva) iii.124.15 (verse).

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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. 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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