Yatati: 2 definitions


Yatati 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

yatati : (yat + a) exerts oneself; strives.

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

1) Yatati, 2 (unidentified, perhaps as explanation of yati?) is given in meaning of “lead out” (?) at Dhtp 580 (“niyyātane”) and Dhtm 813 (id.). (Page 548)

2) Yatati, 1 (yat, given by Dhtp 121 in meaning “yatana, ” by Dhtm 175 as “paṭiyatana”) to exert oneself, strive, endeavour, to be cautious or careful; ppr. yataṃ It. 120 (care, tiṭṭhe, acche etc.; Seidenstūcker translates “gezügelt, ” thus taking it in meaning of yata).—pp. yatta. (Page 548)

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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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