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ālāpa

, m. [ts.], (cf. its by-form allāpa), addressing,
speaking to, conversation;
ādo bhāsanaṁ ~o, Abh
123; nom. sg. āvuso ti sāvakānaṁ ~o, Spk II 233,4;
bhaṇe ti abahumānâ~o, Ud-a 342,19; ādito tehi
saddhiṁ satthu bhāsanaṁ ~o (tr. adds kathanaṁ)
paṭikathanaṁ sallāpo, Ss 12,29 (explaining allāpa-
sallāpa, ib. 12,8); mātugāmena pana ~e sati vissāso
hoti, Sv 583,3; — ifc. an°; assutâ°; kokilâ° (Subodh
131); munindâ° (ib.); — °-sallāpa (more usual:
allāpa-sallāpa q. v.), ifc. nir° (Ps III 292,26).