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āma

, ind. or mfn. (cf. āmā, f.), in or of the
house, being in or of the house, in cpds. as a der. or
variant of
amā, q. v. — °-jana, m., people living in
the same house, housemates,
(one's) family, relatives;
~o nāma sakajano vuccati, Mp III 387,12 on A III
372,25 (?) ama-sabrahmacari(n). — °-jāta, mfn.
(about a slave); yathā dāso ~o ṭhito thullāni gajjati,
Ja I 226,2* (Kern, Toev. 71, Verspr. Geschr. Ill 171:
read
amā-jāto); ct. 226,7' gives folk etym.: āma ('āma)
ahaṁ vo dāsī ti evaṁ dāsavyaṁ upagatāya āmadā-
sīsaṁkhyātāya dāsiyā putto; Sadd 260,31 foll. on
Ja ib.: tatra āmā ti āma ahaṁ tumhākaṁ dāsī ti
evaṁ dāsibhāvaṁ paṭijānātī ti āmā gehadâsī. —
°-dāsī, f. (about a slave-woman), Ja I 226,8', see above.
— °-sabrahmacāri(n), m., fellow-religionist be-
longing to the same house
(or fig.); na no ~īsu cittāni
paduṭṭhāni bhavissanti, A III 372,25 v. l., explained
Mp III 387,12 ettha āma-jano nāma saka-jano vuc-
cati, tasmā na no sakesu samānabrahmacārīsu cittāni
paduṭṭhăni bhavissanti.