Vahati, Vahatī: 10 definitions


Vahati 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

vahati : (vah + a) bears; carries; does one's work; flows.

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

Vahati, (vah, Idg. *ǔeĝh to drive, lead, cp. Sk. vahitra= Lat. vehiculum=E. vehicle; Gr. o)/xos waggon, Av. vaƶaiti to lead, Lat. veho to drive etc.; Goth. ga-wigan =Ohg. wegan=Ger. bewegen; Goth. wēgs=Ger. weg, E. way; Ohg. wagan=E. waggon, etc.—Dhtp 333 & Dhtm 498: vaha pāpuṇane) 1. to carry, bear, transport J. IV, 260; PvA. 14 (=dhāreti); Miln. 415 (of iron: carry weight).—imper. vaha Vv 8117; inf. vahituṃ PvA. 122 (perhaps superfluous); grd. vahitabba Mhvs 23, 93. ‹-› 2. to proceed, to do one’s work M. I, 444; Mhvs 34, 4 guḷayantaṃ vahitvāna, old var. reading for P. T. S. ed. T. reading guḷayantamhi katvāna.—3. to work, to be able, to have power A. I, 282.—Pass. vuyhati (Sk. uhyate) to be carried (along) Vin. I, 106; Th. 1, 88; ppr. vuyhamāna S. IV, 179; Th. 1, 88; J. IV, 260; PvA. 153; pass. also vahīyati PvA. 56 (=nīyati); ppr. vahīyamāna Miln. 397.—pp. ūḷha (see soḍha), vuḷha & vūḷha (būḷha).—Caus. vāheti to cause to go, to carry, to drive away Vin. II, 237; Sn. 282; J. VI, 443.—ppr. vāhiyamāna (in med. pass. sense) J. VI, 125.—pp. vahita (for vāh°) Miln. 346. Cp. ubbahati2. (Page 606)

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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

vāhatī (वाहती).—f A flowering shrub, Blepharis cœrulea. Grah.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vahati (वहति).—[vah-atiḥ Uṇādi-sūtra 4.62]

1) An ox.

2) Air, wind.

3) A friend, counsellor, adviser.

Derivable forms: vahatiḥ (वहतिः).

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Vahatī (वहती).—A river, stream in general.

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

Vahati (वहति).—(AMg. vahai; Pktic. for vadhati): vahiṣyāma (tti), we will kill, Mahāvastu i.17.2 (essentially with mss.; Senart em. vadhiṣyāmi).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vahati (वहति).—m.

(-tiḥ) 1. An ox. 2. A friend, a counsellor. 3. Air, wind. f. (-tī) A river. E. vah to bear, ati Unadi aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vahati (वहति).—[vah + ati] (cf. the last), I. m. 1. An ox. 2. A friend. 3. Air, wind. Ii. f. , A river.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vahati (वहति):—[from vah] m. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) wind

2) [v.s. ...] a friend

3) [v.s. ...] an ox

4) Vahatī (वहती):—[from vahati > vah] f. a river.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vahati (वहति):—(tiḥ) 2. m. An ox; a friend; wind. f. A river.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vahati in German

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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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