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Pali word association game

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anāgārika (homeless one; also used for a lay attendant of a monk. Or it can refer to a lay person who has taken the 8 precepts for a long term commitment, i.e., for the rest of his/her life.)
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gahapati (householder)
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upasika (another word for householder / laywoman)
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daharā (girl)
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yakkhini (female spirit)

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Yakkha: a being to whom a sacrifice (of expiation or propitiation) is given. name of certain non -- human beings, as spirits, ogres, dryads, ghosts, spooks. Their usual epithet and category of being is amanussa, i. e. not a human being (but not a sublime god either); a being half deified and of great power as regards influencing people (partly helping, partly hurting).
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asura (the name of the lowest ranks of the deities or demigods of the Kāmadhātu) From wikipedia:

In its Buddhist context, the word is sometimes translated "Titan" (suggesting the wars of the Greek gods and Titans), "demigod", or "antigod", none of which is entirely satisfactory. The closest analogy in European traditions may be the Norse jötnar, who range from the semi-divine to the monstrous, are sometimes at war with the gods and sometimes married to them. But the usual translation, "giants", is small improvement on "Titans".
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deva; devata [deva, devataa]:
Literally, "shining one" — an inhabitant of the heavenly realms
"Beautifully taught is the Lord's Dhamma, immediately apparent, timeless, of the nature of a personal invitation, progressive, to be attained by the wise, each for himself." Anguttara Nikaya V.332

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peta ('departed spirit', ghost)
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Āhāra - food, (figurative) nourishment

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sūpa (curry)
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mattaññutā (moderation; as in moderation in food)
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indriya-saŋvara - sense-restraint

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Indriya-samatta ('equilibrium, balance, or harmony of abilities')
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satibalaŋ - power of mindfulness

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āraddhaviriya (strenuous)
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