Dussaniya, Dussanīya: 1 definition


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

Dussanīya, (adj.) (cp. Sk. dveṣanīya, because of doṣa= dveṣa taken to dus) able to give offence, hateful, evil (always combined with rajanīya, cp. rāga dosa moha) A.III, 110 (dusanīye dussati, where It.84 has dosaneyye); J.VI, 9; Miln.386. (Page 328)

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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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