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āḷaka

, m. n. [etym. cf. 2āḷhaka ?], 1. stake,
tethering post; cow-pen. 2. arrow-straightener
(cf.
Morris, JPTS 1886,158). 3. name of a tree or shrub
(cf. sa. alakapriya Terminalia Tomentosa). — 1. Bv
XXV,2 usabho va ~aṁ bhetvā patto sambodhim
uttamaṁ (Bv-a 264,15 ~an ti goṭṭhaṁ. yathā usabho
goṭṭhaṁ bhinditvā . . .). Cp II 1,9 ~e (Cp-a 112,28
ālāna-tthambhe). II 1,3 na tassa (se. kuñjarassa)
parikhāy' [Ee wrong parikkhāy] attho na pi ~-kāsuyā
(Cp-a 111,16 kareṇuyā kaṇṇa-puṭena attānaṁ paṭic-
chādetvā khitta-pāsa-rajjuyā bandhitabba-~-saṅ-
khāta-āḷānena vā . . . vañcana-kāsuyā vā). 2. Mil
418,20 issattho ~aṁ pariharati vaṅka-jimha-kuṭila-
nārācassa ujukaraṇāya; Dhp-a I 288,10 (ad Dhp 33)
yathā nāma usukāro araññato ekaṁ daṇḍakaṁ āha-
ritvā nittacaṁ katvā kañjiya-telena makkhetvā
aṅgāra-kapalle tāpetvā rukkhâḷake uppīḷetvā nib-
baṅkaṁ ujuṁ . . . karoti. 3. n. pl. ~ā Ap 16,9 (Ap-a
215,7 °âdayo gacchā, shrubs); 328,27; 346,18,25.