Concise Pali-English Dictionary
A.P. Buddhadatta Mahathera

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dhaṅka [m.] a crow.

dhaja [m.] a flag; emblem; symbol.

dhajagga : the top of a standard.

dhajālu [adj.] adorned with flags.

dhajāhaṭa [(dhaja + āhaṭa) adj.] captured in war; taken as a booty.

dhajinī [f.] an army.

dhañña [nt.] grain; corn. (adj.) fortunate; lucky.

dhaññaphala [nt.] harvest.

dhaññarāsi [m.] a heap of grain.

dhaññavantu [adj.] fortunate; lucky.

dhaññāgāra [dhañña + agāra] a granary.

dhata [pp. of dhāreti] kept in mind; known by heart.

dhana [nt.] wealth, riches.

dhanakkīta [adj.] bought for money.

dhanakkhaya [m.] exhaustion of wealth.

dhanatthaddha [adj.] proud of wealth.

dhanatthika [adj.] desiring wealth.

dhanalola [adj.] greedy of wealth.

dhanavantu [adj.] rich, wealthy.

dhanahetu [adv.] for the sake of wealth.

dhanāyati [deno. from dhana] considers something as one’s wealth.

dhanāsā [(dhana + āsā) f.] craving for wealth.

dhanika [m.] a creditor.

dhanita [nt.] sound. (adj.), sounded; sonant (said of a letter).

dhanī [adj.] wealthy. noun: wealthy person.

dhanu [nt.] a bow.

dhanuka [nt.] a small bow.

dhanukāra [m.] bow-maker.

dhanuketakī [m.] the screw-maker.

dhanuggaha [m.] an archer.

dhanusippa [nt.] the art of shooting.

dhanta [pp. of dhamati] blown; sounded; kindled.

dhama [adj. & n.] one who blows; a player (of a trumpet, etc.).

dhamaka [adj. & n.] one who blows; a player (of a trumpet, etc.).

dhamakaraka [m.] a filter or water-strainer. (often seen as dhammakaraka).

dhamati [dham + a] blows; sounds; kindles.

dhamana [ger. of dhamati] blowing; sounding; kindling.

dhamani [f.] a vein.

dhamanisanthatagatta [adj.] having veins showing all over the body (for lack of flesh).

dhamanta [pr.p. of dhamati] blowing; sounding; kindling.

dhamāpeti [caus. of dhameti] causes to blow; causes to sound.

dhami [aor. of dhamati] blew; sounded; kindled.

dhamita [pp. of dhameti] blown; sounded.

dhamitvā [abs. of dhamati] having blown; having sounded; having kindled.

dhameti [dham + e] blows; sounds.

dhamenta [pr.p. of dhameti] blowing; sounding.

dhamesi [aor. of dhameti] blew; sounded.

dhamma [m.] doctrine; nature; truth; the Norm; morality; good conduct.

dhammakathā [f.] religious talk; ethical discussion.

dhammakathika [m.] one who preaches the Norm.

dhammakamma [nt.] a legally valid act; procedure in accordance with Vinaya rules.

dhammakāma [adj.] lover of the truth.

dhammakāya [adj.] the Normal body.

dhammakkhandha [m.] a portion of the Norm.

dhammakkhāna [nt.] preaching of the doctrine.

dhammagaṇḍikā [f.] the block of justice. i.e., of execution.

dhammagaru [adj.] respecting the Norm.

dhammagutta [adj.] protected by the Norm.

dhammaghosaka [m.] one who announces about the preaching of the Norm.

dhammacakka [nt.] the wheel of Norm.

dhammacakkappavattana [nt.] preaching of the universal righteousness.

dhammacakkhu [nt.] the eye of wisdom.

dhammacariyā [f.] observance of righteousness.

dhammacārī [m.] one who walks in the righteousness. (adj.) virtuous.

dhammacetiya [nt.] a shrine in which sacred texts are enshrined.

dhammajīvī [adj.] living righteously.

dhammaññū [adj.] one who knows the doctrine.

dhammaṭṭha [adj.] just; righteous.

dhammaṭṭhiti [f.] the real nature of the Norm.

dhammatakka [m.] right reasoning.

dhammatā [f.] a general rule; nature.

dhammadāna [nt.] the gift of the Norm.

dhammadāyāda [adj.] having dhamma as one’s inheritance; spiritual heir.

dhammadīpa [adj.] having the Norm as a sound footing.

dhammadesanā [f.] exposition of the Norm.

dhammadessī [m.] a hater of the Norm.

dhammadhaja [adj.] having dhamma as one’s banner.

dhammadhara [adj.] one who knows the Norm by heart.

dhammani [m.] rat-snake.

dhammaniyāma [m.] the order of the Norm.

dhammapaṇṇākāra [m.] a present consisting of dhamma.

dhammapada [nt.] a line or stanza of the Norm.

dhammappamāṇa [adj.] measuring by the teaching.

dhammabhaṇḍāgārika [m.] the treasurer of the Norm.

dhammabheri [f.] the drum of the Norm.

dhammarakkhita [adj.] protected by the Norm.

dhammarata [adj.] fond of the Law.

dhammarati [f.] delight in the Law.

dhammarasa [m.] taste of the Norm.

dhammarāja [m.] the king of righteousness.

dhammaladdha [adj.] righteously acquired.

dhammavara [m.] the excellent doctrine.

dhammavādī [adj.] speaking according to the Law.

dhammavicaya [m.] investigation of doctrine.

dhammavidū [adj.] one who understands the Law.

dhammavinicchaya [m.] righteous decision.

dhammavihārī [adj.] living according to the Law.

dhammasaṃvibhāga [m.] distribution of the Law.

dhammasaṅgāhaka [m.] compiler of the scriptures.

dhammasaṅgīti [f.] recital of sacred scriptures.

dhammasamādāna [nt.] acquisition of the Norm.

dhammasaraṇa [nt.] putting one’s faith on the Norm.

dhammasavaṇa [nt.] hearing of the Norm.

dhammasākacchā [f.] discussion about the Law.

dhammasālā [f.] preaching hall.

dhammasenāpati [m.] generalissimo of the Law.

dhammasoṇḍa [adj.] fond of the Norm.

dhammassāmī [m.] the lord of the Norm.

dhammādāsa [(dhamma + ādāsa), m.] the mirror of the Norm.

dhammādhipati [(dhamma + adhipati), adj.] respecting of Law as one’s guide.

dhammānudhamma [(dhamma + anudhamma), m.] lawfulness; conformity with the Norm.

dhammānuvattī [(dhamma + anuvattī), adj.] acting in conformity with the Law.

dhammānusārī [(dhamma + anusārī), adj.] acting in conformity with the Law.

dhammābhisamaya [(dhamma + abhisamaya), m.] understanding of the Truth.

dhammāmata [(dhamma + amata), nt.] the nectar of the Norm.

dhammāsana [(dhamma + āsana), nt.] a pulpit.

dhammika [adj.] righteous.

dhammilla [m.] a knot of hair; braided hair.

dhammīkathā [f.] religious talk.

dhara [adj.] (in cpds.) bearing; holding; keeping in mind; wearing.

dharaṇa [nt.] a weight comprising about 2/5 of an ounce.

dharaṇī [f.] the earth.

dharati [dhar + a] lasts; continues; lives.

dharanta [pr.p. of dharati] lasting; continuing; living.

dharamāna [pr.p. of dharati] lasting; continuing; living.

dhari [aor. of dharati] lasted; continued; lived.

dharuha [m.] a tree.

dhava [m.] husband; the acacia tree.

dhavala [adj.] white; clean. (n.), white colour.

dhātī [f.] a nurse; foster-mother.

dhātu [f.] an element; natural condition; a relic; root of a word; humour of the body; faculty of senses.

dhātuka [adj.] (in cpds.) having the nature of.

dhātukathā [f.] an explanation about elements; the 3rd book of the Abhidhamma.

dhātukusala : skilled in the elements.

dhātughara [nt.] a relic chamber.

dhātunānatta [nt.] diversity of natures or elements.

dhātuvibhāga [m.] separation of elements; distribution of relics.

dhāraka [adj.] (in cpds.) bearing; holding; wearing.

dhārita [pp. of dhāreti] borne; held; worn.

dhāreti [dhar + e] bears; holds; wears.

dhāretu [m.] bearer; holder; wearer.

dhāretvā [abs. of dhāreti] having borne; having held; having worn.

dhārenta [pr.p. of dhāreti] bearing; holding; wearing.

dhāresi [aor. of dhāreti] bore; held; wore.

dhāvati [dhāv + a] runs; runs away.

dhāvana [nt.] running.

dhāvanta [pr.p. of dhāvati] running; running away.

dhāvi [aor. of dhāvati] ran; ran away.

dhāvita [pp. of dhāvati] run; run away.

dhāvitvā [abs. of dhāvati] having run; having run away.

dhāviya [abs. of dhāvati] having run; having run away.

dhi [ind.] fie! shame! woe!

dhikkata [adj.] despised; detested; reviled.

dhiti [f.] energy; courage.

dhitimantu [adj.] energetic; resolution.

dhītalikā [f.] a doll.

dhītu [f.] daughter.

dhītupati [m.] son-in-law.

dhīmantu [adj.] wise.

dhīyati [dhā + ī + ya] is borne.

dhīyamāna [pr.p. of dhīyati] bearing

dhīyi [aor. of dhīyati] was borne.

dhīra [adj.] wise; the wise.

dhīvara [m.] a fisher-man.

dhuta [pp. of dhunāti] shaken off; removed.

dhutaṅga [nt.] an ascetic practice.

dhutadhara [adj.; n.] one who practises dhutaṅgas.

dhutavādī [m.] one who inculcates dhutaṅgas.

dhutta [m.] one who leads a corrupted life; a scoundrel; a cheat.

dhuttaka [m.] one who leads a corrupted life; a scoundrel; a cheat.

dhuttikā [f.] one who leads a corrupted life; a scoundrel; a cheat.

dhuttī [f.] one who leads a corrupted life; a scoundrel; a cheat.

dhunana [nt.] shaking off; doing away with.

dhunanta [pr.p of dhunāti] tossing; shaking off; removing.

dhunāti [dhu + nā] tosses; shakes off; removes.

dhuni [aor. of dhunāti] tossed; shook off; removed.

dhunitabba [pt.p. of dhunāti] should be tossed; should be shaken off; should be removed.

dhunitvā [abs. of dhunāti] having tossed; having shaken off; having removed.

dhura [nt.] 1. an office; responsibility; a charge; 2. a yoke; 3. the shaft of a carriage; 4. the forepart. (adj.) foremost; near.

dhuragāma [m.] neighbouring village.

dhuranikkhepa [m.] giving up of a hope or responsibility.

dhurandhara [adj.] bearing the office or taking the responsibility.

dhurabhatta [nt.] regularly given meal.

dhuravahana [nt.] bearing of the yoke or office.

dhuravihāra [m.] neighbouring monastery.

dhuva [adj.] stable; permanent; regular; constant.

dhuvaṃ [adv.] regularly; constantly.

dhūpa [m.] incense.

dhūpana : 1. fumigation; incensing; 2. flavouring; seasoning (of curry).

dhūpāyati [(deno. from dhūpa)] emits smoke; fumigates.

dhūpāyanta [pr.p. of dhūpāyati] emiting smoke; fumigating.

dhūpāyi [aor. of dhūpāyati] emited smoke; fumigated.

dhūpāyita [pp. of dhūpāyati] emited smoke; fumigated.

dhūpita [pp. of dhūpeti] flavoured or seasoned with oil; fumigated.

dhūpeti [dhūp + e] flavours or seasons with oil; fumigates.

dhūpetvā [abs. of dhūpeti] having flavoured or seasoned with oil; having fumigated.

dhūpesi [aor. of dhūpeti] flavoured or seasoned with oil; fumigated.

dhūma [m.] smoke; fumes.

dhūmaketu [m.] a comet; fire.

dhūmajāla [nt.] a mass of smoke.

dhūmanetta [nt.] an outlet for smoke; a tobacco pipe.

dhūmasikha [m.] fire.

dhūmāyati [(deno. from dhūma)] smokes; smoulders; clouds over.

dhūmāyi [aor. of dhūmāyati] smoked; smouldered; clouded over.

dhūmāyitatta [nt.] obscuration; clouding over; becoming like smoke.

dhūli [f.] dust.

dhūsara [adj.] dust-coloured; yellowish.

dhenu [f.] a cow; a female animal in general.

dhenupa [m.] a suckling calf.

dhota [pp. of dhovati] washed; rinsed; cleansed.

dhona [adj.] wise.

dhorayha [adj.] able to bear a burden or to carry the yoke. (m.) a beast of burden.

dhovati [dhov + a] washes; rinses; cleanses.

dhovana [nt.] washing.

dhovanta [pr.p. of dhovati] washing ; rinsing; cleansing.

dhovi [aor. of dhovati] washed; rinsed; cleanse.

dhovitabba [pt.p. of dhovati] should be washed; should be rinsed; should be cleansed.

dhovitvā [abs. of dhovati] having washed; having rinsed; having cleansed.

dhoviya [abs. of dhovati] having washed; having rinsed; having cleansed.

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