Kibbisa: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kibbisa : (nt.) wrong-doing; crime.

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

Kibbisa, (nt.) (Ved. kilbiṣa, according to Grassmann to *kil as in kilāsa, thus originally “stain, dirt. ” Buddh. Sk. kilviṣa classed with aparādha at Mvyntp. 245 No. 903) wrongdoing, demerit, fault, usually with °ṃ karoti to do wrong Sn. 246; Sdhp, 204; J. III, 135 or °ṃ pasavati A. V, 75; Vin. II, 198. —kata° (adj.) having done wrong in akata-kalyāṇo, etc. A. II, 174 and ≈(see kalyāṇa and kata II. 1 a); M. I, 39; Pv IV. 77; PvA. 59.

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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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