Rassa: 4 definitions
Rassa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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
rassa : (adj.) short; dwarfish; stunted.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Rassa, (adj.) (cp. Sk. hrasva: Geiger, P. Gr. § 492. The Prk. forms are rahassa & hassa: Pischel § 354) short (opp. dīgha) D. I, 193 (dīghā vā r. vā majjhimā ti vā), 223 (in contrast with d.); Sn. 633; Dh. 409; J. I, 356; Dhs. 617; Vism. 272 (def.); DhA. IV, 184.—Cp. ati°.
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rassā (रस्सा).—m ( H) A thick rope.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Rassā (रस्सा):—(nm) a stout thick rope; ~[kaśī] a tug-of-war.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Dhamma attributes (1): Svākkhātā < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
(9) Ninth Pāramī: The Perfection of Loving-kindness (mettā-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]