Annadatthu, Aññadatthu: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

aññadatthu : (ind.) 1. surely; 2. at any rate; 3. on the other hand.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Aññadatthu, (adv.) (lit. aññad atthu let there be anything else, i. e. be it what it will, there is nothing else, all, everything, surely) part. of affirmation = surely, all-round, absolutely (ekaṃsa-vacane nipāto DA.I, 111) only, at any rate D.I, 91; II, 284; Sn.828 (na h’aññadatth’atthi pasaṃsa-lābhā, expld. SnA 541 as na hi ettha pasaṃsa-lābhato añño attho atthi, cp. also Nd1 168); Miln.133; VvA.58; PvA.97, 114.

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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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