Uddhacca-Kukkucca

"over-doing & under-doing"

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Uddhacca
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Pali:
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substantivised ger.of ud-dharati (ud + dhṛ).

uddharati:
- to raise, pick up, ...


Sanskrit:
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उद् ud
- above, over, upwards ,...

dharati:
3rd present active singular of √ धृ dhṛ

√ धृ dhṛ
- to begin , undertake, ... (AV. ŚBr. ChUp.)

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Kukkucca
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Pali:
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Kukkucca,[kud-kicca - Kicca > grd.of karoti=Sk.kṛtya]

ku:
As adv.in cpds.in disparaging sense of “what of”? i.e. little.

karoti:
- to act,perform,make,do.


Sanskrit:
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कौकृत्य kaukṛtya fr. [ ku-kṛta ] , or [ ku-kṛtya ]
No pre-Buddhist reference.

कु [ ku ] prefix
- implying depreciation , deficiency , littleness , ...

कृत [ kṛta ]
- done , made , accomplished , performed (RV. AV.)
- deed , work , action (RV. AV. ŚvetUp.)

कृत्य [ kṛtya ]
- action , act , deed , performance , achievement (AV. MBh.)

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