adjective feeling shame, modest, afraid, shy, conscientious (explained as “one who has hiri & ottappa; by C. on SN.i.73: see K.S. 320 & cp.; Dhs. trstln p. 18; DN.i.4, DN.i.63; DN.iii.15; SN.i.73; AN.ii.208; AN.iv.249 sq.; Pp.57; Pv.ii.9#15 (explained as one who is afraid of sin); Mil.373; DN-a.i.70
■ pl. lajjino Vin.i.44.

  • -dhamma (lajji˚) modesty, feeling of shame Vin.ii.53 sq.

fr. lajj