Ussanna: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ussanna : (adj.) abundant; excessive; full of.

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

Ussanna, (adj.) (pp. of ud + syad, cp. abhisanna) — 1. overflowing, heaped up, crowded; extensive, abundant, preponderant, excessive, full of (°-) Vin. I, 285 (cīvaraṃ u. overstocked; II, 270 (āmisaṃ too abundant); III, 286; Th. 2, 444 (= upacita ThA. 271); J. I, 48, 145 °kusalamūla); DhA. I, 26 (id.); (lobho etc.) Asl. 267; Miln. 223 (id.); J. I, 336 (kāla, fulfilled); III, 418; IV, 140; Pv III, 51 (°puñña, cp. PvA. 197); PvA. 71 (°pabhā thick glow). Cp. accussanna.—2. anointed VvA. 237.—3. spread out, wide DhA. II, 67 (mahāpaṭhavī u.), 72 (id.). (Page 157)

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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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