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ittara

, mfn. [sa. itvara; cf. BHSD s. v. itvara]
(in Mss. and ed.s often confounded with, and misspelt
as,
itara q. v.), (lit. "going, moving", √ i) transitory,
perishable, unstable, inconstant, fickle; inferior, mean;
fleeting, temporary, momentary, short
(time); Abh 699
(ittarâvajja-kucchitā); Pay fol. jo 3 (√ i ajjhena-
gatisu, thara-ppaccaye, gacchati sīlenā ti ~o) ad
Mogg V 55 (Mogg-p 288,10); — mosa-dhammaṁ hi
~aṁ, a-mosa-dhammaṁ nibbānaṁ, Sn 757, 758 (yaṁ
~aṁ, paritta-paccupaṭṭhānaṁ, taṁ mosa-dhammaṁ,
nassana-dhammaṁ, hoti, Pj II 509,3; ~aṁ tāvakāli-
kaṁ, ib. 113,32 ad Sn 61 parittaṁ); cittāni . . . ~āni
tāvakālikāni honti, Sv 195,23; yathā māyā ~ā, lahu-
paccupaṭṭhānā, evaṁ viññāṇaṁ, Spk II 323,18; na
tahiṁ sukhaṁ labbhati ~am pi, Ja VI 248,25*
(= parittakam pi, ct.); sabbe pi saṁkhārā . . . aniccā
khaṇikā ~ā adhuvā pabhaṅgunā calitā, Ja I 383,2;
esp. qualifying human life: so ~aṁ jīvitaṁ saṁvi-
ditvā asassataṁ vipariṇāma-dhammaṁ, Ja V 172,1*;
~aṁ jīvitaṁ, IV 443,5*; ~aṁ hi dhana-dhaññaṁ,
~aṁ idha jīvitaṁ, ~aṁ ~ato ñatvā dīpaṁ kayirātha
paṇḍito, Pv 82 (~an ti na cirakāla-ṭṭhāyi aniccaṁ
vipariṇāma-dhammaṁ . . . jīvitam pi ~aṁ parittaṁ
appakaṁ . . . jīvitañ ca ~aṁ parittaṁ khaṇikaṁ na
cirassan ti, Pv-a 60,15); manussānaṁ appakaṁ jīvitaṁ,
parittakaṁ j., thokaṁ j., khaṇikaṁ j., lahukaṁ j.,
~aṁ j., anaddhanīyaṁ j., na cira-ṭṭhitikaṁ j., Nidd
I 44,4 = 45,12; satthā . . . imesaṁ sattānaṁ āyu-
saṁkhāre ~e dubbale katvā paridīpento, Ja IV 212,12;
— puggalā . . . ~ā calitā calā, etehi mantitaṁ guyhaṁ
khippaṁ bhavati pākaṭaṁ, Mil 93,10*; ye keci . . .
capalā calitā ~ā bāla-janā, 252,14; °-mattakena
dosena, Mhv-ṭ 618,21 ad Mhv XXXIII 70; — brief,
short
(time): ~o vāso bhavissati, Vin I 80,10 (appa-
mattako, katipâhaṁ eva, vāso bhavissati, Sp 1023,
25); (assāsa-passāsā) kāla-vasena . . . ~am addhānaṁ
nikkhamantā ca pavisantā ca rassā ti veditabbā,
Vism 272,19 (= appakaṁ kālaṁ, Vism-mhṭ Se II
44,15) = Sp 409,17; addhāna-vasena °-vasena ca ime-
hi ākārehi assāsa-passâse pajānanto, Vism 273,16 =
Sp 410,22 (cf. Sp-ṭ Be 1960 II 192,8 and Vmv Be 1960
I 212,15 paritta-kāla-vasena); — adv. ~aṁ "for, or in, a
short time":
kathaṁ nu soceyya . . . laddhā vimānaṁ
atulaṁ cirāya? ye câpi kho ~ upapannā, te nūna
soceyyu paritta-puññā, Vv 988 (so read); saṁvāsena
. . . sīlaṁ veditabbaṁ, taṁ ca kho dīghena addhunā,
na ~, S I 78,25 = A II 187,11 = Ud 65,29 (dīghena
kālena veditabbaṁ, na ~ena; dvīha-tīhaṁ hi . . . na
sakkā dassetuṁ, Spk I 149,17 ≠ Ud-a 332,14); —
ifc. v. an-°.