guṇa

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Pali[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गुण (guṇa).

Noun[edit]

guṇa m

  1. string, cord
    1. a thread of cloth
    2. (music) string of an instrument
    3. bowstring
    4. (figuratively) part, constituent
      pañca kāmaguṇāthe five strands (parts) of kāma
  2. quality, attribute; especially a positive trait

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References[edit]

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