Vanta, aka: Vaṇṭa; 7 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

M / N In a complete manner. Entirely.

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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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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vaṇṭa : (nt.) a stalk.

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vanta : (pp. of vamati) vomited; renounced.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Vanta, (pp. of vamati) 1. vomited, or one who has vomited Miln. 214; PvA. 80. As nt. vomit at Vin. I, 303.—2. (fig.) given up, thrown up, left behind, renounced M. I, 37 (+catta, mutta & pahīna). Cp. BSk. vāntī-bhāva, syn. with prahāna AvŚ II. 188.

—âda refuse-feeder, crow J. II, 439. —āsa one who has given up all wishes, an Arahant Dh. 97 (=sabbā āsā iminā vantā DhA. I, 187). —âsika eating what has been vomited, a certain class of Petas Miln. 294. —kasāva one who has left behind all fault Dh. 10 (=chaḍḍita° DhA. I, 82). —gamana at Vism. 210=DA. I, 34 read either as v’antagamana or c’anta°. —mala stainless Dh. 261. —lokāmisa renouncing worldly profit Dh. 378. (Page 601)

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Vaṇṭa, (nt.) (Epic Sk. vṛnta) a stalk S. III, 155=D. I, 73 (°chinna with its stalk cut); J. I, 70; Ap 62; Vism. 356 (in comparison); SnA 296; VbhA. 60; DhA. II, 42; IV, 112; VvA. 44. avaṇṭa (of thana, the breast of a woman) not on a stalk (i.e. well-formed, plump) J. V, 155. So to be trsld here, although vaṇṭa as medical term is given in BR with meaning “nipple. ” — See also tālavaṇṭa (Page 596)

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

vaṇṭā (वंटा).—& vaṭā Better ōṇṭā & ōṭā.

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vanta (वंत).—m C A share (of a patrimony, mercantile concern &c.)

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vanta (वंत).—ind (vat or vān S) An affix to nouns signifying Possessor; as dravyavanta, dhairyavanta, bhāgyavanta Rich, courageous, fortunate. Note. Attributives formed from nouns through the use of this affix, as they are formed with great freedom, may not all be looked for in this compendious dictionary. Yet as the grounds and rules upon which are distinguished vān & mān, the affixes from which vanta & manta are respectively derived, are operative, although indeed with less rigor, upon these their derivatives, see the distinction stated under vān & mān.

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vāṇṭa (वांट).—f (Usually vāṇṭha) A female calf of a buffalo.

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vāṇṭā (वांटा) [or वाटा, vāṭā].—m (vāṇṭaṇēṃ) A share, portion, part, division. vāṇṭā ucalaṇēṃ (puṇyācā -dharmācā -pāpācā -yaśācā -kīrttīcā &c.) To take part in; to have a hand in; to take up (as one's portion) in order to perform or to sustain.

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vānta (वांत).—f (vānti S) Vomiting. 2 The matter vomited.

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vānta (वांत).—p S Vomited.

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vānta (वांत).—a A formation from va & anta to express the word Causal as a designation of verbs. Literally it means That has va at the end or as the concluding letter--a root, all roots assuming this letter in entering into the causal form, e. g. karava, mārava, dhuva, from kara, māra, dhu.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vanta (वंत).—m A share of a patrimony mercan- tile concern. ind An affix to nouns signifying possessor, as bhāgyavanta.

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vāṇṭā (वांटा).—m A share, portion, division. vāṇṭā ucalaṇēṃ (puṇyācā-yaśācā, &c.) Take part in; have a hand in.

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vānta (वांत) [-ti, -ति].—f Vomiting. The matter vomited.

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

Vaṇṭa (वण्ट).—a.

1) Tailless.

2) Unmarried.

-ṇṭaḥ 1 A part, portion, share.

2) The handle of a sickle.

3) An unmarried man, a bachelor.

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Vānta (वान्त).—p. p. [vam-kta]

1) Vomited, spitted out; मलयभुजगवान्ता वान्ति वाताः कृतान्ताः (malayabhujagavāntā vānti vātāḥ kṛtāntāḥ) Bv.2.28.

2) Emitted, ejected, effused.

3) Dropped; कयाचिदुद्वेष्टनवान्तमाल्यः (kayācidudveṣṭanavāntamālyaḥ) R.7.6.

4) One who has vomited; वान्तो विरिक्तः स्नात्वा तु घृतप्राशन- माचरेत् (vānto viriktaḥ snātvā tu ghṛtaprāśana- mācaret) Ms.5.144.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaṇṭa (वण्ट).—m.

(-ṇṭaḥ) 1. A part, a portion. 2. A man unmarried. 3. The handle of a sickle. E. vaṭi to divide, aff. ghañ .

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Vānta (वान्त).—mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Vomited, ejected from the mouth. E. vam to vomit, aff. kta .

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