punya

noun
pun·​ya | \ ˈpənyə \
plural -s

Definition of punya

Jainism
: good, merit — compare papa entry 6

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History and Etymology for punya

Sanskrit puṇya, from neuter of puṇya auspicious, beautiful, good

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“Punya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punya. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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