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avhāna

, n. [sa. āhvāna], (a) summoning, invita-
tion,
(b) invocation, (e) naming (cf. avhayana); giving
the sense of
√kand1 (Dhātup 138; Dhātum 213; Sadd
381,4, cf. 384,7), ykaland (Sadd 381,4), √kus3 (Dhātup
311; Dhātum 438; Sadd 449,9), √hvo or vho (Dhātum
427, cf. √vhe); — Abh 1181; nom. ~aṁ, Dhp-a IV
119,14 (a) ≠ Mp I 250,23; ~aṁ niratthakaṁ, Spk I
235,8 (b); acc. ~aṁ, Sn 710 (a); instr, saccen' eva ~ena
nāmena yutto, Pj II 605,17 (c; = 'saccavhayo'); —
°ân-abhinandana, f., Vism 68,21 ("non-acceptance of
invitation";
mhṭ).