Buddha

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English[edit]

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1st century CE sculpture of a Buddha

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Etymology[edit]

From Pali buddha (awakened, enlightened), Buddha (the Buddha), from Sanskrit बुद्ध (buddha, awakened, enlightened) past participle of बोधति (bodhati, wake), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (to be awake, aware), whence also English bid and bede.

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Buddha

  1. Buddha Shakyamuni, Indian spiritual and philosophical teacher and founder of Buddhism; Siddhartha Gautama.

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Noun[edit]

Buddha (plural Buddhas)

  1. Any of the other Buddhas named in Buddhist scriptures.
  2. An enlightened or awakened sentient being.
    Buddhas and Gods look only at our hearts.
  3. A statue or image of any Buddha.
    I love the Buddha in your living room – where did you get it?

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Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Buddha

  1. Buddha

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Buddha (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Buddha
genitive Buddhan
partitive Buddhaa
illative Buddhaan
singular plural
nominative Buddha
accusative nom. Buddha
gen. Buddhan
genitive Buddhan
partitive Buddhaa
inessive Buddhassa
elative Buddhasta
illative Buddhaan
adessive Buddhalla
ablative Buddhalta
allative Buddhalle
essive Buddhana
translative Buddhaksi
instructive
abessive Buddhatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Buddha (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person Buddhani Buddhamme
2nd person Buddhasi Buddhanne
3rd person Buddhansa

German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Buddha m (genitive Buddhas, plural Buddhas)

  1. buddha

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buddha m (invariable)

  1. Alternative spelling of Budda

Pali[edit]

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Buddha m

  1. (Buddhism) Buddha, the enlightened one.

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