arahant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Pali arahati (one who is worthy).

Noun[edit]

arahant (plural arahants)

  1. (Theravada Buddhism) Eminently high achiever who has attained enlightenment.

Usage notes[edit]

Compare to Mahayana bodhisattva.

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From arahati

Noun[edit]

arahant n

  1. (Buddhism) honorific for an ascetic
  2. His Majesty

Adjective[edit]

arahant

  1. majestic, honorable

References[edit]

  • arahant in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arahant m (plural arahants)

  1. arahant