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I wonder if there is a (slight) difference between these two words. Can they be used as synonyms?

  • Kata = goodness, giving, worked, done, made; pativedha = insight, penetrating; ñāṇa = knowledge. Maybe good to know the context where it is used. katanana ~ knowledge of that there is giving "there are gifts, sacrifies"; pativedha ~ knowledge about penetration. Common is the word kataññū-pativedha, penetration of gratitude. It could be also confused with common "katavedin" grateful and mindful of benefits. – Samana Johann Apr 27 at 12:45

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