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Pali Word Grammar from Pali Myanmar Dictionary
gaṇhati:gaṇhati(kri)
ဂဏွတိ(ႀကိ)
[gaha+ṇhā+ti.rassatthe gaṇhati vā.rū.518.]
[ဂဟ+ဏွာ+တိ။ ရႆေတၳ ဂဏွတိ ဝါ။ ႐ူ။၅၁၈။]
PTS Pali-English dictionary The Pali Text Society's Pali-English dictionary
Gaṇhati,& Gaṇhāti [Vedic grah (grabh),gṛhṇāti pp.gṛhīta to grasp.*gher to hold,hold in,contain; cp.Gr.xόrtos enclosure,Lat.hortus,co-hors (homestead); Goth.gards (house); Ohg.gart; E.yard & garden.To this belong Vedic gṛha (house) in P.gaha°,gihin,geha,ghara,& also Vedic harati to seize,hasta hand].The forms of the verb are from three bases,viz.(1) gaṇha- (Sk.gṛhṇā-); Pres.:ind.gaṇhāti (gaṇhāsi PvA.87),pot.gaṇheyya,imper.gaṇha (J.I,159; PvA.49= handa) & gaṇhāhi (J.I,279).Fut.gaṇhissati; Aor.gaṇhi.Inf.gaṇhituṁ (J.III,281).Ger.gaṇhitvā.Caus.ganhāpeti & gāhāpeti.-- 2.gahe- (Sk.gṛhī-):Fut.gahessati.Aor.aggahesi (Sn.847; J.I,52).Inf.gahetuṁ (J.I,190,222).Ger.gahetvā & gahetvāna (poet.) (Sn.309; Pv.II,3).-- 3.gah- (Sk.gṛh-):Aor.aggahi.Ger.gayha & gahāya (Sn.791).Pass.gayhati.pp.gahita & gahīta.Cp.gaha,gahaṇa,gāha.

Meanings:to take,take up; take hold of; grasp,seize; assume; e.g.ovādaṁ g.to take advice J.I,159; khaggaṁ to seize the sword J.I,254--255; gocaraṁ to take food J.III,275; jane to seize people J.I,253; dhanaṁ to grasp the treasure J.I,255; nagaraṁ to occupy the city J.I,202; pāde gāḷhaṁ gahetvā holding her feet tight J.I,255; macche to catch fish J.III,52; mantaṁ to use a charm J.III,280; rajjaṁ to seize the kingdom J.I,263; II,102; sākhaṁ to take hold of a branch Sn.791; J.I,52.Very often as a phrase to be translated by a single word,as:nāmato g.to enumerate PvA.18; paṭisandhiṁ g.to be born J.I,149; maraṇaṁ g.to die J.I,151; mūlena g.to buy J.III,126; vacanaṁ g.to obey J.III,276 (in neg.).The ger.gahetvā is very often simply to be translated as “with,” e.g.tidaṇḍaṁ gahetvā caranto J.II,317; satta bhikkhū gahetvā agamāsi VvA.149.

Caus.gaṇhāpeti to cause to be seized,to procure,to have taken:phalāni J.II,105; rājānaṁ J.I,264.Cp.gāhāpeti.(Page 242)
Tipiṭaka Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary တိပိဋက-ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္
gaṇhati:ဂဏွတိ (ႀကိ)
[ဂဟ+ဏွာ+တိ။ ရႆေတၳ ဂဏွတိ ဝါ။ ႐ူ။၅၁၈။]
(၁) ယူ၏၊ ဖမ္းယူ၏။ (၂) ဆို၏။ (၃) တန္းဆာဆင္၏။
U Hau Sein’s Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္(ဦးဟုတ္စိန္)
gaṇhati:ဂဏွတိ ဂဏွထ ပတၱစီဝရံ၊ သပိတ္သကၤန္းကို ယူကုန္ေလာ့။ သီလာနိ ဂေဏွယ်ာမ၊ သီလတို႔ကို ေဆာက္တည္ရပါကုန္အံ့။ဂဏွာတိ

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