Yacita, aka: Yācita; 6 Definition(s)


Yacita 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Yachita.

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Pali-English dictionary

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yācita : (pp. of yācati) asked of; begged of.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Yācita, (pp. of yācati) begged, entreated, asked (for) A. III, 33; Dh. 224; J. III, 307; PvA. 39.—Cp. yācitaka. (Page 552)

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

yācita (याचित).—p (S) Begged or supplicated;--whether the matter or the person.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yācita (याचित).—p Begged or supplicated.

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

Yācita (याचित).—p. p.

1) Asked, solicited, begged, entreated, requested.

2) Requisite, necessary.

-tam 1 The profession of a beggar.

2) Begging, asking (yācanā); कर्तु- मिच्छति न याचितं वृथा (kartu- micchati na yācitaṃ vṛthā) Ki.13.6.

3) Alms obtained by begging.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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