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āna

, n. [ts., from √an = Dhātup 176: pāṇane],
air inhaled, breath inspired; inhalation, inspiration;
breathing; Abh 39d; ~an ti assāso no passāso, Paṭis
I 172,7 (quoted Sp 403,10, It-a II 87,28 and Sadd
399,22); Th-a II 234,11 ad Th 548a; ~an ti abbhan-
taraṁ pavisana-vāto, Paṭis-a (II) 467,29; apânaṁ hi
apetaṁ ~ato, ib. 468,1; — ifc. v. apâna, udāna
(Sadd 382,21), pâṇa (Bhes 1:31); — — °âpāna,
s. v. — Cf. also appāṇaka.