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āḷhaka

, m. n. [sa. āḍhaka], a fluid and dry
measure;
Abh 482 foll.: — 16 pasata = 4 pattha =
1 āḷhaka = 1/4 doṇa = 1/16 māṇikā = 1/64 khāri and
20 khāri = 1 vāha; also ~o n'itthiyaṁ tumbo,
ib. 484; explained at Spk I 218,28 = Mp V 62,1 =
Pj II 476,25 tena (Kosalaraṭṭhe) patthena cattāro
patthā ~aṁ etc., cf. Sp 702,22 foll. ad Vin III 243,27
aḍḍhâ°; (a) as a fluid measureacc. sg. so gantvā
~aṁ sappiṁ ... āharāpetvā, Vin III 62,3; instr.
samudde udakaṁ pametuṁ ~ena, Ap 20,30; na suka-
raṁ udakassa pamāṇaṁ gaṇetuṁ ettakāni udakâ~-
ānī ti vā . . . °-satānī'ti vā +', S IV 376,13 = V 400,9
= A II 55,20 = III 52,17 (read ālhaka with v. l. and
Se
) (Spk III 113,15 °-gaṇanāya appameyyo ≠ib. 290,3)
≠ As 11,11 ≠Vv-a 155,13; (b) as a dry measureinstr.
sg.
mitam ~ena, Ja III 541,22* (ib. 542,11' dhaññamā-
pakakammam pi kira tena kataṁ); ukkaṭṭho nāma
patto aḍḍhâ~-odanaṁ gaṇhāti, has the capacity of
half an
~, Vin III 243,27; ajalaṇḍikā ... aḍḍhâ~-
mattā ahesuṁ, Ja I 419,26; aḍḍhâ~-matte (vīhi?)
labhitvā koṭṭetvā, Dhp-a III 367,5; — ifc addhâ°
(above); udakâ° (above); taṇḍulâ° (Mp III 385,24);
pattâ° (D I 6,26 etc.); v. āḷhaka-thālikā; see Rhys
Davids, Ancient Coins, etc. pp. 18 foll., I. B. Horner,
SBEX p. 103 n. 1.