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ānuttariya

(sometimes spelt an°), n. [BHS anut-
tarya], 1. pre-eminence, supremacy, superiority, excel-
lency; highest ideal, greatest good;
aparaṁ etad ~aṁ
yathā bhagavā dhammaṁ deseti kusalesu dham-
mesu +, D III 102,10 foll. (ct. anuttarabhāva, Sv
883,20); etad ~aṁ ñāṇānaṁ yad idam tattha tattha
yathābhūtañāṇaṁ, A V 37,3; etad ~aṁ dassanānaṁ
sattānaṁ visuddhiyā +, A III 326,3 (Mp III 361,4
etad ~an ti etaṁ anuttaraṁ); — sets of ānuttariya:
(3) D III 219,17; M I 235,27 (Ps II 281,30 foll.); (6 ) D
III 250,8; 281,9; A I 22,30 (Mp I 117,19 uttaritaravi-
rahitā uttamadhammā); A III 284,12; 325,17; 452,1;
Paṭis I 5,9; Ud-a 335,29; Pj I 132,24; 2. mfn., excel-
lent, incomparable; f.
yā vā pan' esaṁ saññānaṁ
parisuddhā paramā aggā ~ā (Ee an°) akkhāyati, M II
229,32 (ct. asadisā, Ps IV 18,20); — ifc. v. anussatâ°,
dassanâ
° (D III 219,17; M I 235,28; A III 284,13;
325,18; Ud-a 159,18), patipadâ° lib.), pāricāriyâ°
(A III 284,14; 325,19), lābhâ° (ib. 284,13; 325,18),
vimuttâ° (D III 219,18; M I 235,28), savanâ° (A III
284,13; 325,18), sikkhâ° (ib. 284,14; 325,19).