Ugganhati, Uggaṇhāti: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

uggaṇhāti : (u + gah + ṇhā) learns; takes up.

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

Uggaṇhāti, (ud + gṛh, see gaṇhāti) to take up, acquire, learn (cp. BSk. udgṛhṇāti in same sense, e.g. Divy 18, 77 etc. ) Sn. 912 (uggahaṇanta = uggahaṇanti = uggaṇhanti SnA 561); imper. uggaṇha J. II, 30 (sippaṃ) & uggaṇhāhi Miln. 10 (mantāni); ger. uggayha Sn. 832, 845; Nd1 173.—Caus. uggaheti in same meaning Sdhp. 520; aor. uggahesi Pv III, 54 (nakkhatta-yogaṃ = akari PvA. 198); ger. uggahetvā J. V, 282, VvA. 98 (vipassanākammaṭṭhānaṃ); infin. uggahetuṃ VvA. 138 (sippaṃ to study a craft).—Caus. II. uggaṇhāpeti to instruct J. V, 217; VI, 353.—pp. uggahita (q. v.). See also uggahāyati.—A peculiar ppr. med. is uggāhamāna going or wanting to learn DA. I, 32 (cp. uggāhaka). (Page 126)

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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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