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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:22 pm

sevana (association)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:33 am

Paṇḍita - wise

Asevana ca balanam
Panditananca sevana
Puja ca puja-niyanam
Etam mangalam uttamam

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:06 am

Oleksandr wrote:Paṇḍita - wise
Asevana ca balanam
Panditananca sevana
Puja ca puja-niyanam
Etam mangalam uttamam


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Re: Pali word association game

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matimantu (intelligent)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:35 pm

Bāhusacca - profound knowledge

Bahusaccanca sippanca,
vinayo ca susikkhito;
subhasita ca ya vaca,
etam mangalam-uttamam.

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:40 pm

ñāṇadassana (perfect knowledge)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:38 pm

yathābhūtaŋ - as is
yathābhūtaŋ ñāṇadassanaŋ - seeing (dassana) as (yathā) is (bhūtaŋ) with wisdom (ñāṇa)

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Oleksandr wrote:yathābhūtaŋ - as is
yathābhūtaŋ ñāṇadassanaŋ - seeing (dassana) as (yathā) is (bhūtaŋ) with wisdom (ñāṇa)


Nice word, sounds like (but not) Bhutan, the country.

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paṇṇākara (present)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:25 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:paṇṇākara (present)


This seems to be a strange word:
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/philol ... :1428.pali
http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/philol ... :2552.pali

Paṇṇa - leaf, writing "paper"

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Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:34 pm

The Paṇṇa word you show above does not have the accent mark over the second a. Maybe that makes it different?

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:03 pm

Kara seems to be defined in the present tense.

Kara [fr. kṛ] 1. (adj.) ( -- ˚) producing, causing, forming, making, doing, e. g. anta˚ putting an end to; pabhaŋ causing splendour; pāpa˚ doing evil; divā˚ & divasa the day -- maker, i. e. the sun;

http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/philol ... 1:332.pali

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby vitellius » Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:57 am

As far as I understand in Pali, say, bla + ablabla make together blāblabla :)

Anyway, my word is paṇṇa - leaf, writing "paper"

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Oleksandr wrote:As far as I understand in Pali, say, bla + ablabla make together blāblabla :)


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Oleksandr wrote:Anyway, my word is paṇṇa - leaf, writing "paper"


dhammānukūla (canonical; as in Pali Canon - ical)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Sekha » Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:46 pm

my favourite one:

dukkhanirodha: destruction of suffering. (m.) :mrgreen:
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Re: Pali word association game

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:46 pm

Dukkhanirodha wrote:my favourite one:

dukkhanirodha: destruction of suffering. (m.) :mrgreen:


:thumbsup: Cool username too.

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:47 pm

Nirodha-samāpatti ('attainment of ceasing)

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Re: Pali word association game

Postby Alexei » Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:50 pm

Vimutti (release; deliverance; emancipation)

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sādhīnatā (liberty)


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