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Pali language

Postby chethinie » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:17 pm

Hi,

Is there a specific reason why Pali was used to write Buddhism? Is it true that Pali language do not have synonyms (two or more meanings for a word)

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Re: Pali language

Postby Dmytro » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:50 am

Hi,

chethinie wrote:Is there a specific reason why Pali was used to write Buddhism?


Pali is the language which Buddha spoke.

Is it true that Pali language do not have synonyms (two or more meanings for a word)


This is untrue.

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Re: Pali language

Postby chethinie » Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:10 am

But I thought Buddha spoke Magada Language ...


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