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asana

, n., (1) vb. noun of assati (Kacc-v 643,
Sadd 865,13), a shoot; lahukena ~ena appa-kasirena,
MN I 82,36 (= sallahukena kaṇḍena, Ps) = SN I
62,3 (Spk) = AN II 48,14 (Mp); sarassa ~a-ṭṭhāne,
Ja II 201,7-15 (so Tr.; Ee āsanna°-); (2) a missile,
an arrow;
Abh 1004; addasā . . . kumārake . . . sukhu-
mena tāḷa-cchiggaḷena ~aṁ atipātente, SN V 453,11
≠ 454,3; (3) a means of throwing (shooting ), Kacc-v
643, Sadd 865,17; ifc. v. sarâsana (Abh 388).