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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Anuttarya (अनुत्तर्य).—nt. (= Pali °riya; also ān°; CPD regards an° as wrong reading for ān°), excellence, supremacy; they number six, Mvy 1573—79: darśana, śravaṇa, lābha, śikṣā, paricaryā, anusmṛti (each cpd. with anut°). A corresponding list in Pali, see PTSD s.v. anuttariya. A different one is nivāsānuttarya, Mv iii.320.5, see s.v. nivāsa; here ānutt° may have been intended.

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Ānuttarya (आनुत्तर्य).—(?) see anuttarya.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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