Katannu, Kataññū, Kataññu: 2 definitions
Katannu 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kataññū : (adj.) grateful; obliging.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kataññu, (adj.) (cp. Sk. kṛtajña) lit. knowing, i.e. acknowledging what has been done (to one), i.e. grateful often in combination with katavedin grateful and mindful of benefits S. II, 272; A. I, 87=Pug. 26; Vv 8127; Sdhp. 509, 524. akataññu 1. ungrateful S. I, 225; J. III, 26 (=kata-guṇaṃ ajānanto C.), 474; IV, 124; PvA. 116; Bdhd 81.—2. (separate akata-ññu) knowing the Uncreated, i.e. knowing Nibbāna Dh. 97, 383; DhA. II, 188; IV, 139.—akataññu-rūpa (& °sambhava) of ungrateful nature J. IV, 98, 99. (Page 182)
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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