Sammata, aka: Saṃmata; 7 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

See Sammita.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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sammata : (pp. of sammannati) agreed upon; authorised; honoured; appointed for; selected.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sammata, (pp. of sammannati) 1. considered as M. I, 39; S. II, 15; IV, 127; D. III, 89 (dhamma°); Vin. IV, 161, 295.—2. honoured, revered M. II, 213; J. I, 49; V, 79; sādhusammata considered, revered, as good D. I, 47; S. IV, 398.—3. authorized, selected, agreed upon D. III, 93 (mahājana°) Vin. I, 111; III, 150. (Page 695)

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

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sammata (संमत).—Better written sammata, sammati, sammatipatra. Also for sammata as representing the two Arabic words & see sammata.

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sammata (सम्मत).—m ( A Years.) A year of vikramaśaka or the current era.

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sammata (सम्मत).—f ( A Way, direction towards.) Used much as tarapha A division of country comprising a varying number of villages; as maujā kātaraja sammata puṇēṃ.

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sammata (सम्मत).—a (S) Approved of; assented or agreed to; admitted as proper or agreeable.

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sammata (सम्मत).—n (S) sammati f (S) Assent or consent expressed; acquiescence or permission. 2 Agreement, concurrence, accordance with in opinion or sentiment.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sammata (सम्मत).—n-ti f Consent expressed; agreement.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Saṃmata (संमत).—p. p.

1) Agreed or consented to, approved of; बार्ह्लीकः सोमदत्तिश्च ये चान्ये वृद्धसंमताः (bārhlīkaḥ somadattiśca ye cānye vṛddhasaṃmatāḥ) Mb.3.249.15.

2) Liked, dear, beloved; द्वेष्योऽपि संमतः शिष्टस्तस्यार्तस्य यथौषधम् (dveṣyo'pi saṃmataḥ śiṣṭastasyārtasya yathauṣadham) R.1.28.

3) Like, resembing.

4) Regarded, considered, thought.

5) Highly respected, honoured, esteemed; संमतोऽहं प्रभोर्नित्यमिति मत्वा (saṃmato'haṃ prabhornityamiti matvā) Pt.1.56.

6) Full of (yukta, sahita); वाक्यं शौटीर्यसंमतम् (vākyaṃ śauṭīryasaṃmatam) Mb.9.55.44.

-tam 1 Agreement.

2) Consent, approval; see संमति (saṃmati).

3) Impression, opinion.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃmata (संमत).—see ratna-saṃ°. (In Mv i.348.8 read with v.l. Mahāsaṃmata, q.v.)

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