Sutti: 2 definitions


Sutti means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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 dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sutti : (f.) a pearl oyster.

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

1) Sutti, 2 (f.) (Sk. sūkti) a good saying Sdhp. 340, 617. (Page 718)

2) Sutti, 1 (f.) (cp. Sk. śukti, given as pearl-shell (Suśruta), and as a perfume) in kuruvindakasutti a powder for rubbing the body Vin. II, 107; see sotti. (Page 718)

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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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