dhamma

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See also: dhammā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pali dhamma.

Noun[edit]

dhamma (countable and uncountable, plural dhammas)

  1. (Buddhism) The teachings of Buddha

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Pali dhamma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dhamma m (usually uncountable, plural dhammas)

  1. dhamma

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vedic Sanskrit धर्म (dhárma), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰármas, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰérmos.

Noun[edit]

dhamma

  1. truth, righteousness
  2. doctrine, teachings
    1. (Buddhism) teachings of the Buddha
      • ~3rd century BCE, Gautama Buddha, Dhammapada:
        Manopubbaṅgamā dhammā, manoseṭṭhā manomayā []
        (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. morality, goodness

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • dhamma in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)