Sidati, Sīdati: 2 definitions


Sidati means something in 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

sīdati : (sad + a) sinks; subsides; yields.

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

Sīdati, (sad, Idg. *si-ƶd-ō, redupl. formation like tiṣṭhati; cp. Lat. sīdo, Gr. i(/zw; Av. hidaiti.—The Dhtp (50) gives the 3 meanings of “visaraṇa-gaty-avasādanesu”) to subside, sink; to yield, give way S. I, 53; Sn. 939 (=saṃsīdati osīdati Nd2 420); It. 71; Mhvs 35, 35; 3rd pl. sīdare J. II, 393; Pot. sīde It. 71; fut. sīdissati: see ni°.—pp. sanna.—Caus. sādeti (q. v.); Caus. II. sīdāpeti to cause to sink Sdhp. 43.—Cp. ni°, vi°. (Page 712)

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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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