Samihati, Samīhati: 2 definitions


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

Samīhati, (saṃ+īhati) to move, stir; to be active; to long for, strive after Sn. 1064 (cp. Nd2 651); Vv 51; VvA. 35; J. V, 388.—pp. samīhita. (Page 687)

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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: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samīhati (समीहति).—(?) (in Pali may, it seems, mean moves, intrans.: ākāsamhi °ti Vv.5.1, commentary 35.15 ff…carati gacchati), ppp. (vāyu-)samīhita, stirred (by the wind), based on act. (caus.?) meaning (°hayati?): °tā kisalayās Lalitavistara 326.4 (verse). The meaning is certain, the reading less so; some mss. °samīritā; but the occurrence of māra-samīritāḥ in the prec. line suggests that this v.l. may have been only a lect. fac.; most and the best mss. are reported with °samīhitā.

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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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