Reply To: Meaning of “sutta”


Lang (cubibobi) wrote: “I was listening to a Thero last night, and he said that the true meaning of “sutta” was “listening”..”

I had not heard that before.

However, Pali words may have more than one meaning. But they must be consistent.
– “Sota” can be used for listening, but I am not sure whether sutta is.

I also saw somewhere that sutta could also mean “threading”, like “threading or combining/making relationships among different Dhamma concepts.