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āgada

, m., and āgadana, n. [√ gad to speak,
Dhātup 148 = vyattavacana], "word, speech", two
words invented by ct. to establish the 6th of 8 etym.s of

tathāgata; Sv I 66,30 = Mp I 110,11 = Ud-a 131,14
gada-attho hi ettha gata-saddo, evaṁ tatha-vāditāya
tathāgato; api ca āgadanam āgado, vacanan ti attho;
Pj I 196,4 yañ ca tath'eva hoti, tassa gadanato
tathāgato ti vuccati; Sadd 375,23 tatho.....āgado
etassā ti tathāgato. [Ud-a 132,7 Ee agado viya āgado,
but read with corresp. passages Sv 67,18, 22 = Ps I
51,19, 24 agado viya agado (antidote)].