Vitthayati, Vitthāyati: 1 definition


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

Vitthāyati, (vi+styā: see under thīna) to be embarrassed or confused (lit. to become quite stiff), to be at a loss, to hesitate Vin. I, 94=II. 272; aor. vitthāsi (vitthāyi?) ibid. (the latter taken as aor. of tras by Geiger, P. Gr. § 166).—pp. vitthata2 & vitthāyita. (Page 621)

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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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