Usuyyaka; 1 Definition(s)


Usuyyaka 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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Usuyyaka, (adj.) (fr. usuyyā) envious, jealous Vin. II, 190; Sn. 318, 325; J. II, 192 (v. l. asuyy°); V, 114.—Note. The long vowel form usūyaka occurs in cpd. abbhusūyaka (q. v.). Spelling ussuyikā occurs at Vv 3321 (see VvA. 147). (Page 156)

(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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Anusuyyaka, (adj.) (an + usuyyaka) not envious, not jealous Sn.325 (= usuyyāvigamena a. SnA 332...

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