arhat

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Sanskrit अर्हत् (arhat, worthy of worship), used as a title for sanctified Buddhists. Doublet of arahant.

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Noun[edit]

arhat (plural arhats)

  1. (Buddhism) One who has attained enlightenment; a Buddhist saint.
    • 1954: Over and against the arhat, retreating from appearances into an entirely transcendental Nirvana, stands the Bodhisattva, for whom Suchness and the world of contingencies are one — Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception (Chatto & Windus 1954, p. 32)
  2. (Jainism) One of the stages of the ascetic's spiritual evolution, when all passions (anger, ego, deception, greed, attachment, hatred and ignorance) are destroyed; arhanta.

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit अर्हत् (arhat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈar.xat/
  • Rhymes: -arxat
  • Syllabification: ar‧hat

Noun[edit]

arhat m pers

  1. (Buddhism) Alternative spelling of arhant

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Further reading[edit]

  • arhat in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • arhat in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

arhat m (plural arhats)

  1. (Buddhism) arhat (a Buddhist saint)