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asi-māla

, n. (or °ā, f. ?), only in acc. °aṁ karoti,
to make a (red) sword-garland of somebody, to cut him
into pieces
(and arrange them in some artistic way']),
a trick described in
Ja III 180,24-26: kaḷevaraṁ
ākāse khipitvā asi-tuṇdena paṭicchitvā ~aṁ nāma
katvā mahātale vippakiri (= çarīraya ākāçayaṭa
damā, kaduven kapā, çarīramāṁsa vadamal-peti-së
kapā dæmīya, Ja-pot); ~aṁ nāma kāresi, ib. 178,2,17
(B-mss prefer °mālakaṁ; pt (Br): °mālakan ti asinā
vicchinditvā cuṇṇaṁ [for cuṇṇī-?] katvā chedanaṁ
°-laṁ nāma).