Sannita, aka: Saññita, Sannīta; 2 Definition(s)


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[Sannita in Pali glossaries]

saññita : (adj.) so-called; named.

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sannita : (pp. of sanneti) mixed; kneaded.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Sannīta, (pp. fr. sanneti) mixed, put together, kneaded Mhvs 29, 11 & 12. (Page 679)

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Saññita, (=saññāta; pp. of sañjānāti) so-called, named, so-to-speak Mhvs 7, 45; PvA. 135; Sdhp. 72, 461. See also aya under niraya. (Page 671)

(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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