Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:47 pm

Manapa wrote:suddhimagga the path of purification (this pali lookup program is really handy :)) noiced his on on of the other words and thought thats wierd no Vi at the begginng?


I think suddhi is another term for purity or purification. Or maybe the 'vi' prefix changes purity to purification?

Which dictionary are you using?
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:48 pm

Vimutti (deliverance, freedom)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:17 pm

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Manapa wrote:suddhimagga the path of purification (this pali lookup program is really handy :)) noiced his on on of the other words and thought thats wierd no Vi at the begginng?


I think suddhi is another term for purity or purification. Or maybe the 'vi' prefix changes purity to purification?

Which dictionary are you using?


I am using the pali lookup program developed by Aukana trust in the UK, it says it is based on Buddhadatta's concise english pai/ali english dicionary
easy program to use and it works which is always a plus, some of the progams I have tried to download just don't work?
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:24 pm

mutta released; loosened; delivered; sent off; emited; gave up.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:15 pm

Ayya (venerable lady; as in Ayya Mutta).

Ayya Mutta came of a rich Brahman family of Savatthi. When she was twenty years old, she went to Maha Pajapati Gotami and got ordination from her. She was practising kammatthana and she was instructed by the Buddha to get herself free from all bonds. Afterwards she became an Arahant.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:40 pm

dhammacàrã one who walks in the righteousness. (adj.) virtuous.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 21, 2009 10:05 pm

Dhamma

Noun

* 1. The Buddha’s teachings.
* 2. Truth
* 3. Wisdom
* 4. A natural condition
* 5. Mental quality.

I know, not very creative, but Dhamma was bound to appear at least one time. :tongue:
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:10 pm

dhammanna (think that is spent correctly dhamma¤¤å) one who knows the doctorine
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:19 pm

Sāsana: lit. 'message': the Dispensation of the Buddha, the Buddhist religion; teaching, doctrine.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Dhammabodhi » Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:01 am

Again, this is highly non-creative:

Buddha : The Enlightened One, Awakened One.

In Devanagari:

बुद्ध

= ba, बु= Bu, = da (Dental /d̪/) , = dha (/d̪ʱ/) da + dha = द्ध
-Samāhitam cittam yathābhutam pajānāti.

समाहितं चित्तं यथाभूतं पजानाती |

A concentrated mind sees things as they really are.

-Ujuko nāma so maggo, abhayā nāma sā disā.

उजुको नाम सो माग्गो, अभया नाम सा दिसा |

'Straight' is this path, fearlessness is its way.
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:57 am

tiratana (Triple Gem)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:00 am

Tipitaka (Pali ti, "three," + pitaka, "baskets"), or Pali canon, is the collection of primary Pali language texts which form the doctrinal foundation of Theravada Buddhism. The Tipitaka and the paracanonical Pali texts (commentaries, chronicles, etc.) together constitute the complete body of classical Theravada texts.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:35 am

ti-lakkhana [ti-lakkha.na]: Three characteristics inherent in all conditioned phenomena — being inconstant (anicca), stressful (dukkha), and not-self (anatta).
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:29 am

tisarana (The "Threefold Refuge" the Buddha, Dhamma, and Sangha; different spelling from my earlier post of tiratana, Triple Gem)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:48 am

Ti˚ : base of numeral three in compn; consisting of three, threefold; in numerical cpds. also= three (3 times).


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Re: Pali word association game

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:00 am

Titthāyatana: the 3 'articles of heretical belief', which in A. III, 61 are declared as leading to inactivity, are: 1 the belief that all happiness and woe are produced through former kamma prenatal actions; see: kamma; 2 that everything is uncaused; 3 that everything is created by God.

(Have we run out of "threes" yet?)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:19 am

ticīvara (the 3 robes of a monk; the inner, under, and the upper robes)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:23 am

Tipusa: a species of cucumber
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:44 am

tittaka (bitter, bitter taste)
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:49 pm

Ben wrote:Tipusa: a species of cucumber


Another dictionary lists Tipusa as a pumpkin:

tipusa : [nt.] pumpkin.

http://www.buddhanet.net/budsas/ebud/di ... e-14-t.htm

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