Sakhita, Sakhitā: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Sakhita 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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sakhitā : (f.) friendship.

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

Sakhitā, (f.) (abstr. fr. sakhi) friendship Th. 1, 1018, 1019. (Page 661)

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sakhitā (सखिता).—[feminine] sakhitva & sakhitvana [neuter] friendship, fellowship, intimacy.

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

Sakhitā (सखिता):—[=sakhi-tā] [from sakhi > sac] f. ([Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]) friendship, companionship, intimacy with ([instrumental case] with and without saha [genitive case], or [compound])

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sakhitā (सखिता):—(von sakhi) f. Genossenschaft, Freundschaft [Mahābhārata 3, 870.] ūṣāyāḥ sakhitāṃ gatāḥ [Harivaṃśa 9921.] mayā sakhitāṃ gataḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 94, 22.]

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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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