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Ābhā

, mf. pl., lit. 'the Brilliant Ones', name of
a class of deities
(Parittâbhā, Appamāṇâbhā, and
Ābhassarā, q. v.); see Enc. B. Ill—13; Ps I 35,17-18;
Vibh-a 520,4-8: nom. m. ~ā devā . . . dīghâyukā
vaṇṇavanto sukhabahulā, M III 102,25 (Ee w. r. Abhā;
Ps IV 149,4-5); f. yā tā devatā ~ā, sabbā tā parittâbhā
udāhu sant' ettha ekaccā devatā appamāṇābhā?,
M III 148,25; gen. aho vatâhaṁ . . . ~ānaṁ devā-
naṁ . . . sahavyataṁ upapajjeyyaṁ, M I 289,17 (Ps
II 333,7-9); cf. Mvu II 314,7; 348,19; 360,15*.