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assāsa

, m. [sa. āçvāsa see assasati (1—2)],
(la) inhalation; Abh 39; uddhaṁ-gamā vātā ...
aṅgamaṅgânusārino vātā, ~o passāso, MN I 188,30
(= anto-pavisana-nāsikă-vāto. Ps = Vibh-a 71,1;
but the Vinayaṭthakathā took it = exhalation, see Vism
272,1; Sadd 399,21—400,6 with references) = MN I
422,31 = III 241,28; dīghaṁ ~-vasena, etc., Paṭis I
95,18 foll.; 180,3; assāsâdi-majjha-pariyosānaṁ satiyā
anugacchato..., Paṭis I 164,4(—165,6*); 165,24(quoted
Sadd 399,33 foll.); dīgham ~aṁ . . . assasati, Paṭis I
177.13 foll.; 182,17 foll.; (1 b) afflatus, in assāsa-vāta,
q. v.; (2 a) (free) breathing; ~aṁ a-labhamāno mareyya,
Mil 165,20; (mahantehi ~ehi assasati, Spk I 152,28);
(2 b) ease, relief; ~aṁ paṭilabhitvā, Ja VI 4,23;
304,18 ; 587,1 (recovered); (2 c) comfort, solace; assattho
samaṇo Gotamo ~āya dhammaṁ deseti, AN IV
182,29; 184,32—185,4; Pj I 22,4; (2 d) self-confidence;
(cf. SN II 50,25: dhamma-vinaye ~-ppatto); ko . . .
~o kiṁ balaṁ, yena . . . evaṁ vadetha, MN I 64,3
(— avassayo patiṭṭhā upatthambho, Ps) ≠ II 149,11
(kiṁ balaṁ ko ~o); ~o paramo kato, Saddh 313; —
cattāro ~ā adhigatā honti, AN I 192,13-25 (= avas-
sayā patiṭṭhā, Mp, but cf. 2assāsaka); — ifc. v. nir-°
(Dhp-a III 215,17? see under assāsa-vāra), param'-
~-ppatta
(SN IV 254,29, cf. Saddh 299), patiladdh'-°
(Dhp-a II 251,10), laddh'-° (Ja IV 126,15)'.