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uñcha

, m., and uñchā, f. (in cpd.s only °ā-) [sa.
uñcha, m.], (orig.) gleaning (ears, grains), hence: 1. (of
brahmanical ascetics, hermits, forest-dwellers; mostly in

Ja gāthās) gathering, o: living on, wild forest produce
(fruits, roots, etc.); 2. (of monks) begging alms, making
the
(normal monk's) begging tour; (on uñcha in Amg.
usage cf.
Alsdorf, IIJ II p. 264); — ~ given by Sadd
as meaning of roots 823 sil (silati), 882 is (esati), 1261
uddhas (uddhasnāti), 1645 dhas (dhāsati); = pariye-
sana, Sadd 501,22; — samuñchakan ti: game vā āma-
pakka-bhikkhā-cariyaṁ araññe vā phalāphala-ha-
raṇa-saṁkhātaṁ ~aṁ yo careyya, Ja IV 66,11': 1.
— kacci ~ena yāpetha, kacci mūla-phalā bahū?, Ja
V 323,17* = VI 532,15* = 569,4*; ~āya (instr. f.)
phalāphalehi yāpentā, IV 23,9 (Ee om. °ya); rāja-
putto ca ~āto vana-mūla-phalaṁ bahuṁ sāyaṁ
kācena ādāya assamaṁ upasaṁkami, IV 471,n*;
pāto gatā rājaputtī sāyaṁ ~āto ehiti, VI 543,15*;
pāto gatâsi ~āya, 562,2*; ahañ ca vana-m-~āya
madhu maṁsaṁ migā-bilaṁ yad āharāmi . . . , V 90,
10*; patiṁ tam (w. r. patīta) ~āya (instr. f.) puna
vane bhare, 96,16*; araññe ~āya gatā ye asmiṁ (as-
same) paricārakā, IV 434,10*; ammāya ~o laddho
(Ee w. r. °āladdho) anappako, VI 555,11*; (brāhmaṇo)
vasī Godhāvarī-kūle ~ena ca phalena ca, Sn 977;
(sattā) ye ann'agga-ras'agganaṁ na lābhino ~ena
yāpenti, A I 36,27 (Mp II 38,25 — vana-mūla-phalā-
phalena); — 2. frequent cliche: dubbhikkhaṁ (subhi°)
hoti dussassaṁ (susa°) dullabha-piṇḍaṁ (sula°), (na)
sukaraṁ ~ena paggahena yāpetuṁ, A III 66,7; 67,1;
104,11 ≠ Vin I 238,11; III 6,19 etc. (cf. PTC); uttiṭ-
ṭha-piṇḍo ~o ca . . . , Thī 329 = 349 (Thī-a 235,1:
u.-pindo ti ghare ghare upatiṭṭhitvā laddhabba-
bhikkhā-piṇḍo, ~o ti tad-atthaṁ ghara-paṭipāṭiyā
āhiṇḍanaṁ . . .; cf. 242,13); [~e pattâgate Pv 747:
read uñchā-pa°, cf. uñchā-patta]; — ifc. aññāt'°,
ñāt'° (Spk II 239,19-22).