Thaniya, Ṭhānīya: 2 definitions


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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ṭhānīya : (nt.) a metropolis. (adj.), fit to be placed.

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

Ṭhānīya, (adj.) (grd. of tiṭṭhati) standing, having a certain position, founded on or caused by (-°) Vin. II, 194 (-nīca°); A. I, 264 (chanda — rāga — dhamma°). See also under tiṭṭhati. (Page 290)

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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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