Annadatthu, Aññadatthu: 2 definitions
Annadatthu means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: 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.
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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Starts with: Annadatthudasa.
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