- to make go out or away, drive out, banish, exile DN.i.92 (raṭṭhasmā out of the kingdom; = nīharati DN-a.i.258); MN.ii.122; Dhp.388 (attano malaṃ pabbājayaṃ, tasmā pabbajito ti vuccati) Dhp-a.iv.145 (explains as “attano rāgādimalaṃ pabbājento vinodento”) Ja.i.262 (raṭṭhā); Ja.iii.168 (id.), Ja.vi.350, Ja.vi.351; Dhp-a.ii.41; Pv-a.54 (core).
- to make go forth (into the homeless state), to make somebody take up the life of an ascetic or a bhikkhu, to take into the (Buddha’s) order, to ordain Vin.i.82 (description of ordination of a novice), Vin.i.97; Vin.iii.12; Vin.iv.129; Dhp-a.i.19 Dhp-a.i.133
pp pabbājita (q.v.).
Caus. of pabbajati