A- The general Formula

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There is the case where a disciple of the noble ones notices: When this is, that is. From the arising of this comes the arising of that. When this isn't, that isn't. From the cessation of this comes the cessation of that.


Idha gahapati ariyasāvako itipaṭisaṃcikkhati: ''iti imasmiṃ sati idaṃ hoti, imassuppādā idaṃ uppajjati, imasmiṃ asati idaṃ na hoti, imassa nirodhā idaṃ nirujjhati. ''


 AN 10.92 Vera Sutta: Animosity

Idha= here, there is the case

gahapati (voc. sg.) = householder

ariyasāvako (nom. sg.)= a disciple of the noble ones

itipaṭisaṃcikkhati= he notices

imasmiṃ (loc. sg.)= in this

idaṃ (nom. sg.)= that

hoti = is

imass-uppādā (abl. sg.) = from the arising of this

uppajjati = it arises

nirodhā (abl. sg.) =(from the cessation)

nirujjhati = it ceases