Mkoll wrote:All of those phrases I listed are from the various notes sections of The Connected Discourses of the Buddha by Venerable Bhikku Bodhi. I don't see anywhere in the book where he explains the meaning of these terms. Here are some full sentences with the examples of the terms I am interested in underlined and bolded:
Spk offers no help, but I take panassa to be an aorist of panassati. ...
The different recensions of SN often have different readings (especially in the verses), and a small difference in a reading can entail a big difference in the meaning. Hence, to justify my rendering for readers who know Pāli I had to explicate my understanding of the text’s wording. At one point I had considered having two sets of notes for each part, one giving explanations of the suttas and other information of general interest, the other dealing with technical issues primarily aimed at specialists. But it proved too difficult to separate the notes so neatly into two classes, and therefore they are all grouped together. Though a substantial number of the notes will be of little interest to the general reader, I still encourage this type of reader to ferret out the notes concerned with meaning, for these provide helpful guidance to the interpretation of the texts.
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