Pucchati, Pucchaṭi, Pucchaṭī: 6 definitions

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Alternative spellings of this word include Puchchhati.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pucchati : (pucch + a) asks; questions.

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

Pucchati, (pṛcch, cp. Vedic pṛcchati=Lat. posco, postulo, with which connected also Lat. precor=Goth. fraihnan; Ohg. frāgōn; Vedic praśna=P. pañha) 1. to ask, to question S. I, 207, 214; Vin. II, 207; Sn. 995; Nd1 341 etc.—Pres. 1st sg. pucchāmi Sn. 83, 241, 682, 1043, 1049; Nd2 447: Pv. II, 112.—1st pl. pucchāma Sn. 1052; Imper. puccha Sn. 460; DA. I, 155; pucchatha D. II, 154; pucchassu Sn. 189, 993; Pot. puccheyyāmi D. I, 51; puccheyya A. I, 199; PvA. 6; ppr. pucchanto Sn. 1126; aor. 1st sg. apucchissaṃ Sn. 1116, pucchisaṃ Vv 3011, apucchiṃ VvA. 127; 2nd sg. apucchasi Sn. 1050; 3rd sg. apucchi Sn. 1037, apucchasi Nd2 447; pucchi Sn. 981, 1031; PvA. 6, 39, 68; apucchatha Sn. 1017; 1st. pl. apucchimha Sn. 1052. 3rd pl. pucchiṃsu J. I, 221; pucchisuṃ Mhvs 10, 2. Fut. pucchissāmi J. VI, 364. Inf. pucchituṃ Vin. I, 93; Sn. 510; puṭṭhuṃ Sn. 1096, 1110; pucchitāye J. V, 137. Grd. pucchavho Sn. 1030; Pass. pucchiyati DhA. I, 10.—Caus. II. pucchāpeti Mhvs 10, 75.—pp. puṭṭha & pucchita (q. v.).—2. to invite to (Instr.), to offer, to present to somebody (Acc.), lit. to ask with Vin. II, 208, 210 (pāniyena); III, 161 (odanena, sūpena etc.); D. II, 240.—See also anu°, abhi°, sam°. (Page 463)

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context information

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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pucchaṭi (पुच्छटि) or Pucchaṭī (पुच्छटी).—f. Cracking the fingers (choṭikā).

Derivable forms: pucchaṭiḥ (पुच्छटिः).

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

Pucchati (पुच्छति).—(= Pali id.; MIndic for Sanskrit pṛcchati), asks: ger. pucchitva (vv.ll. buddhitva, vṛddhitva) Dbh.g. 4(340).10.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pucchaṭi (पुच्छटि).—f. (-ṭi or ṭī) Snapping or cracking the fingers. E. puccha-aṭi vā ṅīp .

Pucchaṭi can also be spelled as Pucchaṭī (पुच्छटी).

context information

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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