Paticca, aka: Paṭicca; 2 Definition(s)

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[Paticca in Pali glossaries]

paṭicca : (ind. & abs.) on account of; because of; concerning.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Paṭicca, (ger. of pacceti, paṭi+i; cp. BSk. pratītya) grounded on, on account of, concerning, because (with Acc.) M. I, 265 (etaṃ on these grounds); S. III, 93=It. 89 (atthavasaṃ); J. II, 386 (=abhisandhāya); Sn. 680, 784, 872, 1046; SnA 357; DhA. I, 4; PvA. 64 (maraṇaṃ), 164, 181 (kammaṃ), 207 (anuddayaṃ). See also foll.

—vinīta trained to look for causality M. III, 19. (Page 394)

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