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The Pali is transliterated as Velthuis (aaiiuu.m'n~n.t.d.n.l). Alternatives:
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Vaacaa, Samma Vaacaa

Talk, High Talk, Speech

High Talk:
No intentional untrue, cruel, harsh, slanderous or useless talk.


The Eighth Lesson
The 10th Lesson
[MN 9]
WP, The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, #9: Right View, Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi, trans, pp134 The Method: High Talk

Pali MO Hare Horner Punnaji Bodhi Nanamoli Rhys Davids (Mrs)Rhys Davids Thanissaro Walshe Woodward
vaacaa Talk speech speech Speech speech speech speech speech speech Speech Speech


Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede


Vaacaa: (f.) [vac, vakti & vivakti; cp. vaacaa.h (P. vaco); Vedic vak (vac-) voice, word, vakya; Av. vaacaah & vaxs word; Gr. e)/pos word, o)/y voice, Lat. vox=voice, voco to call; [mo: vocalize] Ohg. gi-wahan to mention etc....word, saying, speech; also as adj. (-*) vaacaa speaking, of such a speech (e. g. du.t.tha-...)- D III.69 sq., 96 sq., 171 sq.; S IV.132...-- vaacaa is mostly applied with some moral characterization...sacca- A II.141, 228; sa'nhaa A II.141, 228; III.244; IV.172...
-¢nurakkhin guarding one's speech...
-¢bhilapa "speechjabbering," forbidden talk...
-uggata with well intoned speech...


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