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ukkaṁsa

, m. [sa. utkarṣa; v. H. Berger, Zwei
Probleme der mittelind. Lautlehre p.
46], 1. excellence,
superiority; 2. maximum
(opp. avakaṁsa); 3. adv.
~ena, ~ato at most, at the utmost; exceedingly; 4.
boasting (in °-gata q. v.); — Abh 761, 771 ( = atisaya);
— 1. ye °-vasena sukha-vedanīyaṁ vipākaṁ paṭila-
bhanti, te devatā hutvā . . . , Pv-a 228,10; — 2. esa
~o, avakaṁso pana . . . , Vism 559,24 ≠ Vibh-a 170,
22 (~ato); dasadhā ti ayaṁ ~o, avakaṁso pana . . . ,
Vism-mhṭ Be 1960 II 322,9; ~assâvakaṁsassa antare,
Abhidh-av 78,10; — 3. ciram, dīghaṁ addhānan ti
~ena aṭṭha kappe, Sv 110,16; ~ato . . . chabbīsati-
vidhaṁ, Vism 560,11; eka-bhikkhussa . . . ~ato dve
upāhana-saṅghāṭā vaṭṭanti, Sv 82,21; sabbe khaṇḍa-
rasâdayo rasa, ~ato sudhā-bhojana-raso pi ("as an
extreme even
. . ."), Dhp-a IV 75,18; taṁ ṭhānam jaṅ-
galato pi ~ena jaṅgalan ti āha uj-jaṅgalaṁ, Vv-a
335,16 (~ena paraphrase of prev. ud); — ifc. guṇ°
(Abh 993); — °-gata, mfn., 1. "being at the top, top-
most", prosperous, thriving; best, greatest, exceeding;
2. boastful, vainglorious
(cf. atfukkaṁsanā "self-
praise"
); — 1. ijjhanti sattā etāya, iddhā vuddhā
~ā hontī ti iddhi, Vism 378,16 = 385,17 = Paṭis-a
97,19 = Ud-a 304,32 = Sadd 484,25 (cf. 331,29);
asamāhitena na sakkā atta-hita-mattam pi sādhetuṁ,
pag-eva ~aṁ para-hitaṁ, Cp-a 297,4; °-vara-koṭi-
bhūtaṁ vatthaṁ vattn'uttamaṁ, Vv-a 146,17; ~aṁ
tassa paṭikkūlabhāvaṁ vibhāveti, Vism-mhṭ Be
1960 I 420,23; parama-santuṭṭho va hoti paramena
~ena santosena samannāgatattā, Maṅg Se 1965 II
240,11; — 2. ukkaṭṭho ti: "ahaṁ mahā-yodho, ko
[Ee w. r. ayaṁ mahāyodhako] mayā sadiso atthī"
ti evaṁ ~o hutvā, Ja V 19,2; — °-gatatta, n. (abstr.
of prec.
), excellence, pre-eminence; khippa-nisanti-
bhāvassa ~ā, Vism-mhṭ Be 1960 II 12,17; — °-pā-
rami-patta, mfn., having attained the highest degree
of excellence;
anuloma-ñāṇāni . . . ~āni . . . magga-
ñāṇânukūlāni, Ud-a 35,32; — °âvakaṁsa, m., 1. ex-
cess and deficiency, increase and decrease;
2. superiority
and inferiority;
3. maximum and minimum; 1. pari-
yanta-kaṭe saṁsāre, n'atthi hāyana-vaḍḍnane n'atthi
~e (nom. sg. -e, see H. Bechert, WZKSOA I 71 foll.),
D I 54,18 = M I 518,12 = S III 212,10 (Sv 165,3 =
Ps III 233,12 = Spk II 345,11: ~e ti ~ā [w. r.
~āni], hāyana-vaḍḍhanānam ev'etaṁ vevacanaṁ);
— 2. atthi dvinnaṁ nibbānānaṁ ucca-nīcatā, hīna-
panītatā, ~o, Kv 226,11; — 3. ~o veditabbo, Vism
563,10 = Vibh-a 174,24 (Vism-mhṭ Be1960 II 322,12:
. . . na pana . . . dve pi ~ā yojetabbā).