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āvatta

, mfn. (pp. of āvattati q. v., sa. āvṛtta;
cf. 1āvaṭṭa), (a) having returned to, fallen back to; (b)
turned to or round, winding to, revolving;
(c) wound,
crooked;
— (a) bāhuliko samaṇo Gotamo padhāna-
vibbhanto ~o bahullāya, M I 24*7,16 ≠ 171,23; bāhul-
lāya ~o (na ~o), Vin I 9,1; 59,28; cf. Vin-vn 28;
in phrase hīnāy' āvatta: having returned (reverted)
to the lower state
(of a layman), to the world (secular
life
); sikkhaṁ paccakkhāya ~o, M I 460,18 = S II
50,20 = IV 103,25 - A II 125,6 etc.; Ja I 206,23
(tato palāyitvā ~o; cf. hīnāya vattitvā sāsanā pari-
hīno, ib. 206,28); ayaṁ Jinasāsane pabbajitvā tattha
patiṭṭhaṁ alabhitvā ~o, Mil 247,7 - 248,12; — (b)
padakkhiṇato ~ā (v. l. -ṭṭ-) tiṇā lata (so read m. c),
Ja IV 233,16* (cf. tiṇagumbalatā dakkhiṇâ~ā, Sv
259,26); — (c) issasiṅgaṁ ivâ~ā (scil. itthiyo), Ja V
425,20* (yathā issāmigassa siṅgaṁ parivattitvā ṭhitaṁ,
ib. 431,32); — — ifc. v. vivekâ° (M II 138,9, v. l. vive-
kavatta); — see āvattati.