Sunisa, aka: Suṇisā; 2 Definition(s)


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suṇisā : (f.) a daughter-in-law.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Suṇisā, (f.) (Vedic snuṣā; cp. Gr. nuόs; Ohg. snur; Ags. snoru; Lat. nurus) a daughter-in-law Vin. I, 240; III, 136; D. II, 148; M. I, 186, 253; J. VI, 498; Vv 135 (=puttassa bhariyā VvA. 61); DhA. I, 355; IV, 8; Pv. II, 46 (pl. suṇisāyo, so read for sūtisāye).—suṇhā the same Vin. II, 10; A. IV, 91; Th. 2, 406; J. II, 347; VI, 506; Pv IV. 3. 43 (Page 717)

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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