Appossukka: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

appossukka : (adj.) inactive.

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

Appossukka, (adj.) (appa + ussuka, Sk. alpotsuka, e.g. Lal. V, 509; Divy 41, 57, 86, 159. It is not necessary to assume a hypothetic form of *autsukya as der. fr. ussuka) unconcerned, living at ease, careless, “not bothering”, keeping still, inactive Vin. II, 188; M. III, 175, 176; S I 202 (in stock phrase appossukka tuṇhībhūta saṅkasāya “living at ease, given to silence, resigned” Mrs. Rh. D. Dhs. trsl. 258, see also J. P. T. S. 1909, 22); II, 177 (id.); IV, 178 (id.); Th. 2, 457 (= nirussukka ThA. 282); Sn. 43 (= abyāvaṭa anapekkha Nd2 72); Dh. 330 (= nirālaya DhA. IV, 31); J. I, 197; IV, 71; Miln. 371 (a. tiṭṭhati to keep still); DA. I, 264. (Page 58)

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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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