sutra
noun Etymology: Sanskrit sūtra precept, literally, thread; akin to Latin suere to sew — more at sew Date: 1801 1. a precept summarizing Vedic teaching; also a collection of these precepts 2. one of the discourses of the Buddha that constitute the basic text of Buddhist scripture

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  • sutra — s. m. ou f. [Literatura] Na literatura indiana, tratado em que se encontram reunidas, sob a forma de curtos aforismos, as regras do ritual, da moral e da vida cotidiana.   ‣ Etimologia: sânscrito sutra …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • sutra — [soot′əso͞o′trə] n. [Sans sūtra, a thread, string < IE base * siw , to SEW] 1. Hinduism a) a precept or maxim b) a collection of these 2. Buddhism a scriptural narrative; esp., an account of a dialogue or sermon of the Buddha: Also sutta… …   English World dictionary

  • Sutra — Su tra, n.; pl. {Sutras}. [Skr. s?tra a thread, a string of rules; an aphorism; fr. siv to sew.] 1. (a) A precept; an aphorism; a brief rule. (b) A collection of such aphorisms. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. A body of Hindoo literature containing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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