Pronunciation: (sOO'tru), [key]
1. Hinduism.a collection of aphorisms relating to some aspect of the conduct of life.
2. Pali, sut•ta Pronunciation: (soot'u). [key] Buddhism.any of the sermons of Buddha.
3. one of the approximately 4000 rules or aphorisms that constitute Panini's grammar of Sanskrit.
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