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usā

, f. [metri causa for osā < sa. avasa ?], solid
food;
atthi nesaṁ °-mattaṁ atha sâhassa jīvitaṁ, Ja
VI 80,7* (°-mattan ti bhojana-mattaṁ, ~ā ti kira bhoja-
nassa nāmaṁ . . . athavā ~ā ti usmā, ten' etaṁ dasseti:
tesaṁ sarīre usmā-mattaṁ atthi, atha mayā ābhatena
phalâphalena sâhassa jīvitaṁ atthi, ct.) quoted Sadd
639,24 (= kammajatejo, ns; this seems to be taking usā as
a by-form of
usmā "heat"; cf. āyu usmā ca viññāṇaṁ, S
III 143,4*, and āyu usmā viññāṇaṁ, Sv 771,33).