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udukkhala

, m. n. [sa. udūkhala, ulūkhala;
prakr. udūhala, ulūhala, ukkhala], 1. a (wooden) mor-
tar for husking, crushing, pounding
(koṭṭeti) grains
and other things with a pestle
(musala); 2. a hole or
socket
(shaped like the cavity of a mortar) in ground or
stone; esp.
3. the socket in which the lower hinge (i. e.
projecting pivot
) of a door-wing revolves (see uttara-
pāsaka); 4. a socket for a post or pillar (thambha);
Mogg I 47; Sadd 876,10-14 (fanciful derivation from
uddha-mukha); — 1. itthiyā ~aṁ dhaññena pūretvā
musalena koṭṭetvā suppena papphoṭhentiyā, Sad-
dhamma-s 76,2; ~e koṭṭesi, °ṭṭetvā etc. (frequent mis-
spelling
koṭṭh°): D II 341,6; Vin III 6,26,29; Dhp-a
III 341,14; Ja VI 335,27; Thūp 76,4; — anujānāmi
~aṁ musalaṁ, Vin I 202,27; mutta mhi tīhi khujjehi
. . . ~ena, musalena, patina khujjakena ca, Thī 11;
Puṇṇikā jammī ~aṁ abhikaṅkhati, Ja II 428,21*;
(tapassī paṭigaṇhāti) na ~am antaraṁ, D III 41,3;
garuṁ vuttaṁ ... °âdikaṁ, Vin-vn 2888; — yehi
jacc'andhehi hatthissa piṭṭhī diṭṭhā, te . . . āhaṁsu:
ediso hatthī seyyathā pi ~o, Ud 69,5; (sigālo hatthi-
sarīraṁ) pāde ḍasi, ~e daṭṭha-kālo viya ahosi, Ja
I 502,20; — bhūmiṁ ~aṁ katvā . . . Sineruṁ musalaṁ
katvā . . . , Ap 552,7; — 2. ~an ti °âvāṭa-sadisa-
khuddakâvāṭaṁ, Vinayāl-ṭ Be I 309,21; pāsāṇa-pi-
ṭṭhiyaṁ rājiṁ vā koṭṭetvā ~aṁ vā khaṇitvā
(sīmāya) nimittam na kātabbaṁ, Sp 1043,2; — 3.
Sp 281,3, see s.v. uttara-pāsaka; atha (but if) dvā-
rassa ~aṁ vā uttara-pāsako vā bhinno hoti . . . , Sp
282,1; — 4. vaḍḍhakīhi pāsāṇa-~esu . . . ṭhapita-
tthambhesu na ~ā jānanti: amhesu thambhā ṭhitā ti,
na pi thambhā jānanti: mayaṁ ~esu ṭhitā ti, Vism
354,9 = Vibh-a 58,5; — ifc. pāsāṇa-° (above),
heṭṭhā-danta-° (Sv 200,30); — — °-kicca, n., the
function of a mortar; (bhatte) mukhe ṭhapite heṭṭhima-
dantā ~aṁ sādhenti, Vism 344,10; — °-pāsāṇa, m.,
socket-stone;
~ānaṁ upari thambhe patiṭṭhāpetvā,
Ja V 49,3; — °-bhaṇḍikā, f., the mortar-utensils;
bhikkhu . . . ~aṁ akkamitvā pavaṭṭesi, Vin III 79,31
(udukkhaFatthāya ānītaṁ dāru-bhaṇḍaṁ, Sp-ṭ Be II
272,28); — °-musala, a. m. n. a mortar-pestle; etaṁ
(kacchapaṁ) ~ehi pakkhipitvā koṭṭetvā cuṇṇetuṁ
vaṭṭati, Ja VI 161,26; — b. do., mortar and pestle;
mayhaṁ ~añ ceva suppañ ca (ānehi), Ja II 428,13;
°âdi, Sp 923,7; Ss 71,36; — °-yantaka, n., (?) a con-
trivance used in felling or moving trees;
sace ~ena
rukkhaṁ pavaṭṭetvā nīharitabbo hoti, taṁ yeva
rukkhaṁ chinditvā udukkhalaṁ gahetabbaṁ, Sp
477,9; — °-sadda, m., the sound of a mortar; Vin III
6,29 (Sp 179,26: musala-saṅghaṭṭa-janitaṁ ~aṁ); —
°-sālā, f., the room (shed?) where the mortar is worked;
Dhp-a II 131,1; °âvāṭa, n., the cavity of a mortar;
Vmv II 144,14.