अर्हत्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

अर्हत् (árhat)

  1. deserving, entitled to (+ accusative) (RV.)
  2. (used in a respectful address for अर्हसि (arhasi) Pāṇ. 3-2, 133) able, allowed to (+accusative) (RV.)
  3. worthy, venerable, respectable (ŚBr., AitBr. etc.)
  4. praised, celebrated (L.)

Noun[edit]

अर्हत् (árhatm

  1. arhat; a buddha who is still a candidate for nirvāṇa
  2. (= क्षपणक​ (kṣapaṇaka)) a Jaina
  3. an arhat or superior divinity with the Jainas
  4. the highest rank in the Buddhist hierarchy (L.)

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0093