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uttarâsaṅga

, m. [ts.], the upper garment (of lay
men and women, monks and nuns
); esp. one of the three
robes
(ti-cīvara) of monks (antara-vāsaka, ~, saṁ-
ghāṭī; cf. Horner, Vin Trsl. II 1 n. 2); — Abh 292;
as a token of respect, the ~ must be "arranged over
one
(the left) shoulder", i.e. one shoulder must be bared;
cf.
Sp 1347,26: ek'aṁsaṁ cīvaraṁ katvā ti ekasmiṁ
aṁsa-kūṭe cîvaraṁ katvā, sādhukaṁ ~aṁ katvā ti
attho; frequent stock phrase ek'aṁsaṁ ~aṁ karitvā,
Vin I 45,32; 46,5; II 126,32; (Mahābrahmā) D II 37,
10 = 46,15 = 47,26; (brāhmaṇo) M I 177,33; II 144,
24; (Brahma) I 458,16; (upāsako) S I 81,7; (brāh-
maṇo) A I 67,4; (bhikkhunī) II 146,24; Sp 799,6;
omitting ek'aṁsaṁ: bhagavā ratta-dupaṭṭaṁ nivā-
setvā kāya-bandhanaṁ bandhitvā ~aṁ katvā . . .
nisīdati, Spk I 246,2; sabbe anto-vaḷañjana-manussā
itthiyo ca ~aṁ katvā . . . pavisitvā . . . , Ja I 383,4;
brāhmaṇo seta-vatthaṁ nivāsetvā setaṁ yeva ~aṁ
akāsi, Ps II 194,19; — ayan te patto, ayaṁ saṁghāṭi,
ayaṁ ~o, ayaṁ antara-vāsako, Vin I 94,8; anujānāmi
. . . ticīvaram: diguṇaṁ saṁghāṭiṁ, ekacciyaṁ ~aṁ,
ekacciyaṁ antara-vāsakaṁ, 289,1; cf. Vin-vn 559,
Sp 636,6; measurement: Sp 643,3 foll., Vin-vn 557; —
values: ek'eko ~o pañca satāni agghati, Dhp-a I 219,
l; ~o sahass'agghanako, Spk III 119,18; — kāsiko
~o, A I 145,14; tassa satthuno ... ~ena pūjaṁ
akāsi, Thūp 10,24; — used to carry ornaments: itthiyo
attano . . . ābharaṇāni omuñcitvā ~e pakkhipitvā
. . . , Ja I 383,27; sabbaṁ ābharaṇa-bhaṇḍaṁ mama
~e bhaṇḍikaṁ katvā para-tīraṁ netvā . . . , III 221,
13; — āsanaṁ ... ~ena pamajjitvā pariggahetvā nisī-
dāpeti, M I 383,16; — ~aṁ paññāpetvā (spread, fold
out
), S IV 290,19,22; Cp-a 30,28; ~aṁ pappothetvā
(beat out), S IV 290,29; — ifc. pīt'-° (Ja VI 450,6'),
suddh'-° (Ud-a 70,25); — °-cīvara, n., the garment
consisting in the upper robe;
~aṁ apanetvā, Spk I
39,20; alattaka-pāṭala-vaṇṇaṁ ~aṁ ek'aṁsa-kataṁ,
Ja IV 114,20; — °-saṁghāṭī, f. (do.), upper robe and
outer cloak; acc.
°ṭī (so readl), Ap 303,24.