1. heard; in special sense “received through inspiration or revelation” learned; taught A 97 sq.; DN.iii.164 sq., DN.iii.241 sq.; freq in phrase “iti me sutaṃ” thus have I heard, I have received this on (religious) authority, e.g. Iti.22 sq. (nt.) sacred lore, inspired tradition, revelation; learning religious knowledge MN.iii.99; AN.i.210 sq.; AN.ii.6 sq. SN.iv.250; Ja.ii.42; Ja.v.450, Ja.v.485; Mil.248
    appa-ssuta one who has little learning AN.ii.6 sq., AN.ii.218; AN.iii.181, AN.v.40, AN.v.152; bahu-ssuta one who has much learning famous for inspired knowledge AN.ii.6 sq.; AN.iii.113 sq. AN.iii.182 sq., AN.iii.261 sq.; SN.ii.159. See bahu. asuta not heard Vin.i.238; Pv.iv.1#61; Ja.iii.233; also as assuta Ja.i.390 (˚pubba never heard before); Ja.iii.233
    na suta pubbaṃ a thing never heard of before Ja.iii.285. dussuta MN.i.228; sussuta MN.iii.104.
  2. renowned Ja.ii.442.

-ādhāra holding (i.e. keeping in mind, preserving) the sacred learning Ja.iii.193; -kavi a Vedic poet a poet of sacred songs AN.ii.230. -dhana the treasure of revelation DN.iii.163, DN.iii.251; AN.iii.53; AN.iv.4 sq.; Vv-a.113 -dhara remembering what has been heard (or taught in the Scriptures) AN.ii.23 (+ ˚sannicaya); AN.iii.152, AN.iii.261 sq -maya consisting in learning (or resting on sacred tradition), one of the 3 kinds of knowledge (paññā) viz. cintā-mayā, s
■ m., bhāvanā-mayā paññā
DN.iii.219 Vb.324 (explained at Vism.439); as -mayī at Pts.i.4, Pts.i.22 sq. Ne.8, Ne.50, Ne.60. -ssava far-renowned (Ep. of the Buddha Snp.353.

pp. of suṇāti; cp. Vedic śruta


son Mhvs.1, Mhvs.47; fem. sutā daughter, Thig.384.

Sk. suta, pp. of (or su) to generate