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itthi-liṅga

, n., 1. the female sex; 2. (Gr.) the fem-
inine gender;
1. (origin of sexes:) itthiyā ca ~aṁ pātur
ahosi, purisassa purisa-liṅgaṁ, D III 88,24 (Sv 869,15
-21); yathā ~aṁ, evaṁ purisa-liṅgam pi brahmaloke
n'atthi, Nett-a Ce 133,31; (change of sex:) aññatarassa
bhikkhuno ~aṁ pātu-bhūtam hoti, Vin III 35,12,
quoted As 322,21 (ratti-bhāge niddaṁ okkantassa puri-
sa-saṇṭhānaṁ massu-dāṭhikâdi sabbaṁ antarahitaṁ,
itthi-saṇṭhānaṁ uppannaṁ, Sp 273,23); dissati puri-
sassa ~aṁ pātu-bhūtam, Mil 267,13; — yaṁ itthiyā
~aṁ + , idan taṁ rūpaṁ ittn'indriyaṁ, Dhs § 633
= 713 ≠ 836 (liṅgan ti saṇṭhānaṁ, itthiyā hi hattha-
pāda-gīvā-udarâdīnaṁ saṇṭhānaṁ na purisassa viya
hoti, etc., As 321,5) ≠ Vibh 122,23; cf. As 379,14;
vatt'amsata avisada-hattha-pādâditā ca ~aṁ, Vism-
mhṭ Se III 33,20; itthīnaṁ mutta-karaṇam ~aṁ, 34,5;
(female sex inferior, due to bad karman:) dvīsu liṅgesu
purisa-liṅgaṁ uttamaṁ, ~am hīnaṁ . . . ~aṁ dub-
bala-kusalena patiṭṭhāti; ~aṁ pana antaradhāyantam
dubbala-akusalena antaradhāyati, purisa-liṅgaṁ ba-
lava-kusalena patiṭṭhāti, Sp 274,19 = As 322,24;
dubbalâkusalen' eva ~aṁ vinassati, Abhidh-av 68,22;
~e ṭhitassa manussa-jātikassâpi patthanā na samij-
jhati, Bv-a 91,28; — see further As 321,20—322,2;
Abhidh-av 68,10-15; Yism-mht Se III 34,7-13; — 2.
Kacc-v 222; Ja IV 248,4'; Sadd 211,10; — °-dassana,
n., Sadd 2,18; — °-niddesa, m., indication of feminine
gender,
Sadd 96,20; Th-a II 226,1; °ânukūla, mfn.,
Sadd 97,26.