Seti, Sheti: 5 definitions



Seti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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

seti : (si + a) sleeps.

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

Seti, & sayati (śī, Vedic śete & śayate; cp. Av. saēte=Gr. keίtai to lie, w)—keanόs (“ocean”)=Sk. ā-śayānah, koimάw to put to sleep; Ags. h&amacremacr; man to marry; also Lat. cīvis=citizen.—The Dhtp simply defines as saya (374)) to lie down, to sleep; (applied) to be in a condition, to dwell, behave etc.—Pres. seti S. I, 41, 47, 198 (kiṃ sesi why do you lie asleep? Cp. Pv. II, 61); J. I, 141; Dh. 79, 168; Sn. 200; VvA. 42; sayati Vin. I, 57; J. II, 53; DA. I, 261. Pot. sayeyya Pv. II, 3, 9 & saye It. 120. ppr. sayaṃ It. 82, 117; Sn. 193; sayāna (med.) D. I, 90; II, 292; M. I, 57; It. 117; Sn. 1145; & semāna D. II, 24; M. I, 88; S. I, 121; J. I, 180; also sayamāna Th. 1, 95.—Fut. sessati S. I, 83; Sn. 970; DhA. I, 320.—Aor. sesi J. V, 70; settha Sn. 970; sayi J. VI, 197, asayittha J. I, 335.—Inf. sayituṃ PvA. 157; ger. sayitvā J. II, 77.—pp. sayita (q. v.).—Caus. II. sayāpeti to make lie down, to bed on a couch etc. J. I, 245; V, 461; Mhvs 31, 35; PvA. 104.—pp. sayāpita. — sukhaṃ seti to be at ease or happy S. I, 212; J. V, 242 (raṭṭhaṃ i.e. is prosperous); opp. dukkhaṃ s. to be miserable A. I, 137. (Page 722)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śēṭī (शेटी).—m A compellation or title of respect for a banker &c. See śēṭa. Pr. śēṭyācēṃ mājhēṃ ēkōdarśēṃ (A hundred-and-one done by or pertaining to the Sheṭ and me.) A saying somewhat answering to the Ego et meus rex of Wolsey.

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śētī (शेती).—m (śēta) The owner of a field.

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śētī (शेती).—f śētīka f (śēta) Field-business, the business and operations of husbandry. 2 Crops, growing corn.

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

śētī (शेती).—m The owner of a field. Field business; crop.

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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 dictionary

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

Seti (सेति).—(se-ti) (*), for Sanskrit sīvyati, sews: gdve. setavya, Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.50.13, 15; inf. setum, ib. 50.16; see § 28.50 and Chap. 43, s.v. sīv (2).

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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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