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āloka-sandhi

, m. [ts.], an opening to let the
light in, a window;
vātapānaṁ gavakkho ca jālañ
ca sīha-pañjaraṁ ~i, Abh 216 f. (Abh-sūci: ālokānaṁ
ātapānaṁ pavisana-ṭṭhānaṁ sandhi chiddan ti ~i);
used in texts not only for the window-hole but for the
casement or shutter with which it can be closed:

aññataro bhikkhu saṅghassa ~iṁ theyya-citto ava-
hari (stole a casement or shutter belonging to the
saṅgha), Vin III 65,36 (Sp 784,16 ~ī ti vātapāna-
kavātako vuccati); ~iṁ divasā karotu, Ja IV 310,15*,
quoted Cp-a 206,5* (Ja IV 311,26' = Cp-a 207,8:
eka-divasen' ekam eva vātapānaṁ karotu); —
°-kaṇṇabhāgā, m. do., shutters and corners (of a
room
), ~ā pamajjitabbā, Vin I 48,8 = II 209,6 =
218,26 = 225,9 (Sp 980,24; cf. v. Hinüber, KZ 81
p. 249 n. 2); °-karaṇa, n., °-mattena pi nava-kam-
maṁ denti, Vin II 172,8 (horner: "they gave repairs
in charge when there was merely making a window-
hole"
[trsl. "shutter" ?]; — °-parikamma, n., plaster-
work or ornamentation around a window
(?); ~āya
Vin IV 47,23** (context not clear), expl. ib. 47,32':
~āyā ti vātāyana-parikammāya seta-vaṇṇaṁ kāla-
vaṇṇaṁ geruka-parikammaṁ + ; Sp 784,16 sabba-
disāsu kavāṭa-vitthāra-ppamāṇo okāso ("a free space
all round the window-hole as broad as the reach of the
opened casements"
?) ~'atthāya limpitabbo vā lim-
pāpetabbo vā.