Truncation sign : * (asterisk) - e.g. kamm*

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āvi, āvī, āviṁ

, indecl. [sa. avis], clear, manifest,
evident, before the eyes; openly, in public
(Abh 1149
āvi pātu; 1157 parammukhā tu ca raho sammukhā
tv āvi pātu ca). 1. used by itself Ja III 278,12* bālo
raho-kammaṁ āvi kubbaṁ (no cpd!) na bujjhati
("performing the secret act [coition] in public"). 2. with
its opposite
raho in three stock phrases, a) āvī raho
Ja III 262,28* (263,29' = sammukhā ca parammukhā
ca); V 29,6* (29,29' = sammukhā vā parammukhā vā);
31,19*; VI 297,30* (Ee w. r. avī°). b) āvī vā yadi vā
raho Vin V 149,11*; Ja IV 319,28* (āviṁ); mā kattha
(kāsi) pāpakaṁ kammaṁ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ S I 209,4* (āviṁ;
Spk I 307,20.....ti kassaci sammukhe vā param-
mukhe vā) - Thī 247* = Th-a I 121,25* = Dhp-a IV
21,17* - Ud 51,14* (Ud-a 295,7 āvi vā, paresaṁ
pākaṭa-bhāva-vasena apaṭicchannaṁ katvā) = Pv
235* (Pv-a 103,20 āvī [v I. āviṁ, āvin] ti pakāsanaṁ
paresaṁ pākaṭa-vasena). c) (in prose) āvī c'eva raho
ca (regularly explained sammukhā ca parammukhā
ca, e.g. Sp 1316,10; Sv 532,15; Ps II 239,19; 395,29;
Mp III 279,8; 329,9. — Sp-ṭ Be III 458,10 āvī ti pa-
kāsaṁ) Vin I 351,26; V 93,2 ff.; D II 80,10 etc.; III
245,12 etc.; M I 206,22 ff.; 222,11 ff.; 321,25; II 250,25
etc.; III 156,15 f.; A III 132,12 etc.; 288,23 etc. V
350,15 ff.; 353,7 ff.; [Ud-a 22,25 Ee sattâvi-rahâbhāve,
read sattā-virahâ°]. 3. forming cpds. with roots kar
and bhū (once with pat?), see an-āvikatvā, an-
āvikamma, āvi-kata, āvi-kattar, āvi-kamma, āvi-
karaṇa, āvi-karoti, āvi-patitvā, āvi-bhavati, āvi-
bhavana, āvi-bhāva, āvi-bhāvatta, āvi-bhāvana, āvi-
bhūta.