dharma

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit धर्म (dhárma, that which upholds or supports). The definitions pertaining to Buddhism are influenced by Pali dhamma.

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dharma (countable and uncountable, plural dharmas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism) The natural order of the universe; natural law, cosmic order.
    Antonym: adharma
  2. (Hinduism) One's obligation in respect to one's position in society, one's duty.
  3. (Buddhism) The teachings of the Buddha as one's personal path to enlightenment.
  4. (Buddhism) The teachings of the Buddha as a practice to be promulgated and taught.

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Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dharma

  1. Romanization of ᬥᬃᬫ

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dharma m (genitive singular dharma)

  1. Alternative spelling of darma

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit धर्म (dharma, that which upholds or supports).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdar.ma/, [ˈd̪är̺mä]
  • Rhymes: -arma
  • Stress: dhàrma
  • Hyphenation: dhar‧ma

Noun[edit]

dharma m (invariable)

  1. dharma

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

dharma m (plural dharmas)

  1. Alternative spelling of darma