Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:12 pm

harita - green

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Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:23 pm

pītaratta (orange coloured)

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Postby vitellius » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:03 pm

odāta - white, clean

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Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:15 pm

kaṇha (black)

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Postby vitellius » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:15 pm

kāla - black, time

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Postby LauraJ » Mon Dec 21, 2009 4:31 pm

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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:22 pm

anicca (impermanence)

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Postby vitellius » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:32 pm

khīyati - to become exhausted

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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:42 pm

keḷi (sport)

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Postby vitellius » Tue Dec 22, 2009 9:46 am

guḷa - ball

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Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:43 pm

dhanusippa (archery)

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Postby LauraJ » Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:16 pm

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:40 pm

aṭṭhāpadakīḷā (chess)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:11 pm

Ākāsa - space (and "playing chess without seeing them", - probably just saying moves?)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:20 am

Oleksandr wrote:Ākāsa - space (and "playing chess without seeing them", - probably just saying moves?)


I read somewhere that the playing chess 'in the air' meant playing blindfolded; no board or pieces, just using memory for where the pieces are and making your moves by reciting off e4, Nf3, etc. It is a very difficult task to play blindfolded. Most people cannot go beyond 6 moves or so and then only make illegal moves (from not fully memorizing the board position) and thus, lose the game.

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Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:20 am

āvutanetta (blindfolded)

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Postby vitellius » Sat Dec 26, 2009 6:10 pm

āloka - sight, light

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diṭṭhipatha (field of vision)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Sun Dec 27, 2009 11:17 pm

micchā - wrong

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ataccha (false)


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