"Reading Pali," Gair & Karunatillake, Lesson I, initial glossary [Velthuis]
SOURCE: This quiz is based on "A New Course in Reading Pali: Entering the Word of the Buddha," by James W. Gair & W.S. Karunatillake (1998/2005), Lesson I, initial glossary, pp. 2-4.
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL: An on-line class by Bhikkhu Bodhi using this text can be found at http://www.bodhimonastery.net/bm/programs/pali-class-online.html .
Lesson I's initial readings (pp. 1-2) can be found in the following passages of the Pali Canon (CSCD edition):
Reading 1: Khp 1 ("Saraṇattayaṃ"), see http://t…
bad (inefficient, sinful)
advantage (meaning, aim, purpose)
not arisen (PTS PED) (Gair & Karunatillake: "not having come into being")
(not coming into existence, hence:) non-existing
takes effort (strives)
arisen (PTS PED) (Gair & Karnunatillake: "having come into being, hence 'existing'")
arises (is born, comes into existence)
arising (coming into existence)
one (single, only)
very, certainly (Gair & Karunatillake, p. 7) (emphatic particle)