Etymology of sukha and duHkha

Prof. P. Kumar kumar at PIXIE.UDW.AC.ZA
Tue Mar 14 10:32:08 UTC 2000

I find the following etymological conclusions quite humorous, though! There
is fun in doing etymology, after all!!!


>> "Sukha, mfn. (said to be fr. and to mean originally 'having a
>> good axle-hole;'
>> Oppositely, duHkha would refer to the state of not having such a good hole.

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