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Longuest pali compound word

Postby Sekha » Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:11 am

In the series of silly topics, here is quite a long word:

naccagītavāditavisūkadassanamālāgandhavilepanadhāraṇamaṇḍanavibhūsanaṭṭhānā
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby Nicro » Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:07 am

Dukkhanirodha wrote:In the series of silly topics, here is quite a long word:

naccagītavāditavisūkadassanamālāgandhavilepanadhāraṇamaṇḍanavibhūsanaṭṭhānā

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What does it mean?
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby Kenshou » Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:23 am

Was this actually in a text?

I'm sure you could artificially cook up some enormous compounds if you wanted to, but those are less fun than "wild" ones.

Either way, I like it.
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby cooran » Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:50 am

Hello all,

It's here:

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/s ... gle.com.au

with metta
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:21 pm



In the Book of Eights in that link and also in the Threes: http://www.dhammawiki.com/index.php?tit ... %28Pali%29

Unfortunately, I don't have access to my PTS English translation (in boxes right now) so can't look it up by the passage number to see what it means.
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby cittaanurakkho » Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:23 am

I think it is a part of the 7th precept: "dancing, singing, music, watching shows, wearing garlands, beautifying myself with perfumes and cosmetics".
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Re: Longuest pali compound word

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:02 pm

wiemingang wrote:I think it is a part of the 7th precept: "dancing, singing, music, watching shows, wearing garlands, beautifying myself with perfumes and cosmetics".


Good job. I didn't notice it, since there are no hyphens in that long word!

http://www.dhammawiki.com/index.php?title=8_precepts

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