Kovida

Renderings

kovida: expert

kovida: knowledgeable

kovida: proficient (in discerning)

kovida: proficient

akovida: ignorant

Illustrations

Illustration: kovidā, experts

Experts in body marks and conformations (i.e. physiognomists)
vyañjananimittakovidā (D.3.152).

Illustration: kovidā, knowledgeable

Knowledgeable about the fruit of conduct
kammavipākakovidā (Sn.v.653).

Illustration: kovidaṃ, knowledgeable

One who is knowledgeable about birth and death
jātimaraṇakovidaṃ (Sn.v.484).

Illustration: kovido, knowledgeable

Our teacher is knowledgeable about the Deathless.
satthā no amatassa kovido (Th.v.21).

Illustration: kovido, knowledgeable

He is knowledgeable about the path to safety from (the danger of) bondage (to individual existence).
So yogakkhemassa pathassa kovido ti (Th.v.69).

Illustration: kovidaṃ, knowledgeable

Knowledgeable about what is the Path and what is not the Path
☸ maggāmaggassa kovidaṃ (M.2.196).

Illustration: kovido, knowledgeable

The Blessed One is the knower of the Path, the finder of the Path, knowledgeable about the Path.
maggaññu maggavidū maggakovido (M.3.8).

Illustration: kovidā, knowledgeable

The enlightenened, those knowledgeable about merit, praise this kind of sacrifice.
Yañña metaṃ pasaṃsanti buddhā puññassa kovidā (A.2.44).

Illustration: kovido, knowledgeable

Knowledgeable about the teaching of spiritually outstanding people
sappurisadhammassa kovido (M.1.135).

Illustration: kovido, knowledgeable

Knowledgeable about the aspects of an offence and its removal
Āpattivuṭṭhānapadassa kovido (Vin.1.359).

Illustration: kovidā, proficient (in discerning)

Proficient (in discerning) the ways of others’ minds.
cetopariyāyakovidā (S.1.146).

Illustration: kovido, proficient (in discerning)

One who is proficient (in discerning) the telltale signs of the mind.
Cittanimittassa kovido (Th.v.85).

Illustration: kovido, proficient

I am a master of the three final knowledges. I am an outstanding meditator, proficient in (attaining) inward calm.
Tevijjohaṃ mahājhāyī cetosamathakovido (Th.v.112).

Illustration: kovido, proficient

Then he, proficient and knowledgeable in questions, asked me (the Boy’s) Questions.
Tato pañhe apucchi maṃ pañhānaṃ kovido vidū (Th.v.482).

Illustration: kovido, proficient

Proficient in the use of conventional expressions and vocabulary
niruttipadakovido (Th.v.1028).

Illustration: kovido, proficient

Proficient in analysis
vibhaṅgakovido (Vin.1.359).

Illustration: kovido, proficient

Proficient at obstructing his opponents
Paccatthikānañca visandhikovido (Vin.1.359).

Illustration: kovidā, ignorant

I do not approve of their teachings; they are ignorant of the Buddha’s teaching.
☸ na tesaṃ dhammaṃ rocemi na te dhammassa kovidā (S.1.133).

Illustration: akovido, ignorant

The ignorant Everyman, who has no regard for the Noble Ones and is ignorant of and uninstructed in their teaching
assutavā puthujjano ariyānaṃ adassāvī ariyadhammassa akovido ariyadhamme avinīto (S.4.286-7).

Illustration: akovidā, ignorant

But simpletons ignorant of the teaching do not understand it even in its presence.
Santike na vijānanti magā dhammassa akovidā (S.4.128).

Illustration: akovide, ignorant

The fire of undiscernment of reality burns those who are undiscerning of reality, who are ignorant of the noble teaching.
mohaggi pana sammūḷhe ariyadhamme akovide (It.92).

Illustration: akovidā, ignorant

Those people are ignorant of the teaching who think he is a fool, the one who is a healer of both himself and the other.
Ubhinnaṃ tikicchantaṃ taṃ attano ca parassa ca
Janā maññanti bālo ti ye dhammassa akovidā
(Th.v.444).