Dussati: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dussati : (dus + ya) offends against; becomes corrupted or angry.

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

Dussati, (Sk. duṣyati, denom. fr. pref. duḥ (du°); pp. duṣṭha, caus. dūṣayati) to be or become bad or corrupted, to get damaged; to offend against, to do wrong Vin.II, 113; S.I, 13=164; Dh.125=PvA.116; Dh.137; It.84 (dosancyye na d.) cp. A.III, 110 (dussanīye d.); J.VI, 9; Miln.101, 386.—pp. duṭṭha (q. v.).—Caus. dūseti (q. v.). See also dosa1 & dosaniya; & pa°. (Page 327)

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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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