See also: dhammā

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Transliteration of Pali dhamma. Doublet of dharma and firm.

NounEdit

dhamma (countable and uncountable, plural dhammas)

  1. (Buddhism) The teachings of Buddha.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Pali dhamma.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dhamma m (usually uncountable, plural dhammas)

  1. dhamma

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dhamma m

  1. truth, righteousness
  2. doctrine, teachings
    1. (Buddhism) teachings of the Buddha
      • c. 300 BCE, Gautama Buddha, Dhammapada :
        Manopubbaṅgamā dhammā, manoseṭṭhā manomayā []
  3. morality, goodness
  4. causal antecedent
    • 2017 July 19, Rajan, Vinodh; Mitchell, Ben; Jansche, Martin; Brawer, Sascha, “Proposal to Encode Lao Characters for Pali (revised)”, in Unicode Document Register L2017/17106r[1] (PDF), page 20:
      ຈັກຂາຍະຕະນັງ ຈັກຂຸວິຎຎາຓະຘາຕຸຍາ ຕັງ
      ສັມປະຍຸຕຕະການັຎຈະ ຘັມມານັງ ອະວິຄະຕະປັຈຈະເຍນະ ປັຈຈະໂຍ,
      cakkhāyatanaṃ cakkhuviññāṇadhātuyā taṃ
      sampayuttakānañca dhammānaṃ avigatapaccayena paccayo.
      The sense of sight is the cause of the factors of the eye-conciousness element and its concomitants via the non-disappearance condition.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: dhamma
  • French: dhamma
  • Burmese: ဓမ္မ (dhamma.)

ReferencesEdit

  • Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “dhamma”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead