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aṭṭa

, m., case, cause, lawsuit, litigation; [v. l.
aṭṭha misread addha; if from artha (cf. 2aṭṭha) the
deaspiration must be due to dravidian influence; or
perhaps a loan-word, cf. Tamil
āṭṭam, āṭu- (play, sport,
game
), also Canarese āṭa, āḍu-]; Abh 1126 (= yutti);
Dhp-a III 298,18 (~o uppanno); Ja V 229,12 (~o
vinicchito); acc. ~aṁ: Vin IV 225,1' (karissāmi;
Sp ad Vin IV 224,30'); Ja V 2,1 (karontī); As 31,11
(asakkhikaṁ ~aṁ karonto viya; Ee atthaṁ); ~aṁ
vinicchināti, Ja III 258,17; IV 129,32; V 395,21; VI
131,26 (cf. ib. 2 4); ~aṁtīreti, Ja III 292,20-23; IV
150,11; ~aṁ pacchinda, Ja I 405,5; ~aṁ sutvā, Ja
VI 336,39'; ~aṁ ñatvā, Ja VI 398,10'; loc. aṭṭe
sahassaṁ parājito viya, Ja II 75,3; acc. pl. ~e, Ja
V 229,18 (cattāro); Ja III 292,20 (tīresi); — °-atthāya,
Ja II 2,11; — a lawsuit may be carried on before
several courts,
Ps II 339,13 foll. (aṭṭe uppanne gāma-
bhojakaṁ . . . janapada-bhojakaṁ . . . (mahā)vinic-
chayâmaccaṁ . . . senāpatiṁ . . . uparājaṁ . . . rājā-
naṁ pāpuṇāti, raññā vinicchita-kālato paṭṭhāya aṭṭo
aparāparaṁ na sañcarati, rāja-vacanen' eva chijjati;
cf. Sv II 152,1 below s. v. aṭṭa-kulika). — Ifc. v.
kūṭa°, vimāna°.