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uttam'aṅga

, n. [sa. uttamâṅga], "the best limb
(of the body)", i. e. 1. (mostly) the head; 2. the eye;
3. the penis; — 1. Abh 256; — ~aṁ visāṭitaṁ, Ja II
163,14*; abbhidā garuḷo ~aṁ, 163,25* (quoted Dhp-a I
144,18); seyyathā pi itthī . . . uppala-mālaṁ . . . ~e
sirasmiṁ patiṭṭhāpeyya . . . , Vin II 256,2 = M I 32,
29 = A IV 278,8; ye pi ~e sirasmiṁ jātā kesā, Spk
III 265,32; ~am pi 'ssa chindanti, Mil 171,25; rañño
~aṁ pasādhayamāno, 210,19; . . . molinā . . . may-
ham ~aṁ alaṁkataṁ, Mhv LXXIV 106; sikhino
kalāpaṁ sandhārayuṁ chattam iv' ~e, Att 20,8*; —
vāsito va surabhī karaṇḍako puppha-pūra mama ~'
ahū, Thī 253 (cf. Norman, Elders' Verses II 111, but
read
ahū for abhū: ha/bha almost indistinguishable in
sinh. script;
puppha-pūra [so Ce 1926] m. c. for °ro,
agreeing with karaṇḍako); — 2. suduccajaṁ yācasi
~aṁ yam āhu nettaṁ . . . , Ja V 197,20*; — 3. kose
nu te ~aṁ pavitthaṁ ?, Ja V 197,20*; — °-ja, m.,
hair of the head;
Abh 256; Thī 253 ~o v. l. for utta-
mang'ahu, see above 1. — °-ruha, mfn., growing on
the head;
a) adj. : ~ā tuyhaṁ kesā, Ja V 156,6*;
b) subst. m., hair of the head; ~ā mayhaṁ ime jātā
vayo-harā, Ja I 138,23* (~ā ti kesā, ct.), quoted VI
96,4*; 129,2*; — °opasobhanatā, f., decoration of the
head;
alaṅkāro ca sīlaṁ ~āya, Nett 56,10 (Ñanamoli,
Guide p. 83 n. 299,1).