Ramati: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Ramati 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

ramati : (ram + a) delights in; enjoys oneself.

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

Ramati, (ram; defd by Dhtp 224 & Dhtm 318 by “kīḷāyaṃ”) 1. to enjoy oneself, to delight in; to sport, find amusement in (Loc.) S. I, 179; Vin 197 (ariyo na r. pāpe); Sn. 985 (jhāne); Dh. 79 (ariya-ppavedite dhamme sadā r. paṇḍito); subj. 1st pl. ramāmase Th. 2, 370 (cp. Geiger, P. Gr. 126); med. 1st sg. rame J. V, 363; imper. rama Pv. II, 1220 (r. deva mayā saha; better with v. l. as ramma);— fut. ramissati PvA. 153.—ger. ramma Pv. II, 1220 (v. l. for rama). grd. ramma & ramanīya (q. v.).—pp. rata.—Caus. I. rameti to give pleasure to, to please, to fondle Th. 1, 13; J. V, 204; VI, 3 (pp. ramayamāna); Miln. 313.—pp. ramita (q. v.). ‹-› Caus. II. ramāpeti to enjoy oneself J. VI, 114. (Page 565)

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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

Ramati (रमति).—[ram-atic Uṇ.4.65]

1) The god of love.

2) A lover.

3) Heaven.

4) Time.

5) A crow.

Derivable forms: ramatiḥ (रमतिः).

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

Ramati (रमति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A lover, a gallant. 2. Paradise, heaven. 3. A crow. 4. Time. 5. Love or the deity Kama. E. ram to sport or stop, &c. Unadi aff. atic; the final of the radical retained.

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

Ramati (रमति).—[ram + ati], m. 1. Love. 2. Paradise. 3. A crow. 4. Time.

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

Ramati (रमति).—1. [feminine] a pleasant abode.

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Ramati (रमति).—2. [adjective] liking to abide, not straying.

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

1) Ramati (रमति):—[from ram] f. a place of pleasant resort, [Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. liking to remain in one place, not straying (said of a cow), [Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] m. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) a lover

4) [v.s. ...] paradise, heaven

5) [v.s. ...] a crow

6) [v.s. ...] time

7) [v.s. ...] Kāma-deva, the god of love.

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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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