Itthidhutta, Itthi-dhutta: 2 definitions


Itthidhutta 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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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

itthidhutta : (m.) one who indulges in women.

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

Itthidhutta refers to: a rogue in the matter of women, one who indulges in women Sn. 106; J. III, 260; PvA. 5.

Note: itthidhutta is a Pali compound consisting of the words itthi and dhutta.

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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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