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དོན། (Wyl. don) n. Pron.: dön

  • object, referent [Logic] [Epistemology]
  • Skt. artha, Pron.: arta. From Sanskrit: relating to a thing or object | material, significant (opposed to [zābda]) | resulting from or based on the possession of a thing | aim, purpose (very often [artham], [arthena], [arthāya], and [arthe] ifc. or with gen., for the sake of. on account of. in behalf of. for | cause, motive, reason | advantage, use, utility (generally named with kāma and dharma , [tri- varga] | used in wishing well to another, dat. or gen. | thing, object (said of the membrum virile) | object of the senses | (hence) the number, five | substance, wealth, property, opulence, money | (hence in astron.) N. of the second mansion, the mansion of wealth ([dhana]) | personified as the son of Dharma arid Buddhi | affair, concern (Ved. often acc. 'artham with √ [i], or gam , to go to one's business, take up one's work | (in law) lawsuit, action | having to do with (instr.), wanting, needing anything (instr.) | [sense], meaning, notion (cf. [artha-zabdau] and [arthāt] [vedatattvārtha-vid]) | manner, kind, prohibition, prevention