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ālambati

, pr. 3 sg. [sa ālambate; ā + √lamb], to
hang on to, cling to, take hold of, adhere to, de-
pend on, resort to, base on, clutch, support one's
self against, lean against, climb, be dependent on;
pr. 3 sg.
~ati, Sadd 406,30; med. ~ate, Samantak 9;
part. med., n. nom. pl. ~amānāni, Samantak 178;
imper. 3 pl. sabbe va ~antu vimānaṁ, Vv 1001
(Vv-a 350,4 ~antū ti ārohantu); aor. 3 pl. te ~iṁsu
vimānaṁ, Vv 1002 (Vv-a 351,9 āruhiṁsu); abs. ~itvā,
with loc. kimhi nu kho ahaṁ ~itvā uttareyyaṁ,
Vin I 28,35; idha . . . ~itvā uttaratu, ib. 29,1;
lāpulatā tine vā ... soṇḍikāhi ~itvā tass[ū/u]pari
vaḍḍhati, the bottle-gourd creeper, clinging to grass . . .
with its tendrils grows over it,
Mil 374,13; with acc.
kapisīsaṁ ~itvā, D II 143,21 = 28; Ja III 23,7 (Ee
°sīse); addasa deviṁ dvārabāhaṁ ~itvā ṭhitaṁ,
D II 190,10; na ca pāṇinā ~itvā āsane nisīdati,
M II 138,2; taṁ (ālambana-rajjuṁ) ~itvā parivat-
tantassa, Ja III 396,17; ālambanaphalakaṁ ~itvā
ṭhitako va parinibbāyi, Spk II 190,18; sākhā ~itvā
rukkham abhirūhanaṁ bhavati, Mil 351,6; ~itvā
karaṁ rañño, Mhv V 65; ib. 256; taṁ maṇḍapaṁ
hatthehi ~itvā, As 210,27; in psychology: dependent
on, based on, with acc,
kammaṁ kammanimittaṁ vā
~itvā pavattati, Abhidh-av 62,7; ~itvā uppajjanti,
Rūpār 151,18; 152,1; Vism-mhṭ Se III 281,1;
~itvāna: ~itvāna rajjukaṁ, Abhidh-av 62,12;
ālambā ( = sa. ālambya, with metr. lengthening) sayitā
kaññā. Samantak 72; ger. ~itabba: ~itabbaṭṭhāna-
virahite, Ja V 72,22', v. l. for ~itaṭṭhāna° ad anālam-
be; n. acc. sg. na vacanamattam ev' ~itabbam,
one should not depend on the mere word, Abhidh-av
88,6; pp. ~ita, mfn., q. v.; pass. -īyati, q. v.