Anha, aka: Aṇha; 1 Definition(s)


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Anha, (Vedic ahan) see pubbanha, majjhanha, sāyanha. Cp. aha. (Page 50)

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Aṇha, (Sk. ahna, day, see ahan) day, only as —° in apar°, pubb°, majjh°, sāy°, q. v. (Page 17)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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