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usu

, mn. [sa. iṣu; Amg. usu: cf. Berger, Zwei
Probleme, p.
52], 1. arrow; 2. the number 5 (so called
from the 5 arrows of the god of love
); — 1. Mogg VII 5;
Sadd 346,14; 437,2; 443,2; 490,3; 522,18; Abh 389 (isati
ākāsato gacchatī ti ~u, Abh-sūci); — saṁgāmaṁ pak-
khandanti ~usu pi khippamānesu, M I 86,30 (= kande-
su, Ps II 57,33 = Nidd-a II 132,8); -uhi pi vijjhanti, M I
86,31 = 87,1 = Nidd II 122,25,33; -ū uppatitvā, S II
257,17; paccavyādhiṁ hi nipunaṁ vālaggaṁ ~una ya-
thā, Th 26 (Th-a I 89,6) = 1161 (Th-a III 168,26);
dhanuṁ adejjhaṁ katvāna ~uṁ sandhāya Kosalo, Ja
III 274,12* ≠ IV 258,24* ≠ Ap 206,4*; so na vadhissati
ajja ~unā sattiyā-m-api, Ja IV 416,26*; sattīhi lohakū-
ṭehi nettiṁsehi ~ūhi ca haññamānā, V 270,5*; ko nu
maṁ ~unā vijjhi, VI 77,5*; ~uṁ te taṁ avassaji, 79,20*;
kodhasā ~unā vijjhi, 87,11*; ~ūhi sattīhi ca tomārehi
dubhayāni passāni tudanti, 110,19*; ~ūhi sattīhi sunissi-
tāhi hananti, 248,1*; matiṁ te paṭihaññāmi ~uṁ pala-
satena (so read with BeCe) va, 454,21*; ~uṁ tassa
vikappayi, Cp 205 (II 6:10; Ee 1882 ussuṁ); ~uṁ
knipanti, Kv 329,17,22; ~una pātayissāmi, Mil 339,16;
asi vā ~u vā, Sp 446,17 ≠ 447,12; ~una vijjhitvā, Ud-a
95,21; Pv-a 155,13; ~uñ ca satthañ ca, Pj II 466,16 ad
Sn 617 "issatthaṁ"; kusalo issāso ~una kaṇḍena avi-
rajjhanto, Th-a I 89,7; in a long cpd. at Ja VI 408,7; Sp
443,31; 445,22; — 2. in long cpd. at Vutt 9; — ifc. ekû°
(Ja VI 84,18'); — °-kāra, m. [sa. iṣukāra], arrow-maker,
fletcher;
Abh 510; ~ā namayanti tejanaṁ, M II 105,5*
= Dhp 80 (Dhp-a II 147,11) = 145 = Th 19 (Th-a I
77,29) = 877 (Th-a III 62,3); ~o tejanaṁ dvīsu alātesu
ātāpeti paritāpeti ujuṁ karoti kammaniyaṁ, M II
225,16,20 (Ps IV 14,15foll.); ujuṁ karoti medhāvī ~o va
tejanam, Dhp 33 (Ee usukaro; Dhp-a I 288,10 foll.) ≠
Th 29 (Th-a I 94,7 foll.) quoted Ja I 400,28*; -ā cammi-
kā ca tacchakārā ca soṇṇakārā ca, Ap 317,7; ~ā cāpa-
kārā pesakārā ca gandhikā, 359,17; Mil 331,10 (list of
professions
); ~assa gehadvāraṁ patto, Ja VI 66,2; koṭ-
ṭhake ~assa bhattakāle upaṭṭhite, 66,9*; suṇasī Sīvali
gāthā ~ena paveditā, 67,8* (Ee usa-); — °-kāraka, m.,
= prec.; usukārā ti~ā, Ps III 342,3; ~e sara-daṇḍakaṁ
aggimhi tāpetvā, Dhp-a II 141,16 (v. l. -kāre); — °-kāra-
kata
, mfn., made by a fletcher; na ~ena . . . amhi
hadaye viddho, Ja II 275,24* (Ee = Ce 1928; Be 1959
omits na and reads usukārâkatena); — °-kāraṇika
(-iya), m., one who kills with arrows, executioner; with
tmesis
usu ca kāraṇiko, Vin III 100,18 referred to at
106,21 foll. (see I. B. Horner, BD I p. 184 n. 5; kāraṇi-
ko ti rājâparādhike . . . kaṇḍena vijjhitvā māraṇaka-
puriso, Sp 509,19 foll.); ~iyo, S II 257,15 (title of sutta
in Ee; Spk II 219,22 [Ee -iko] = Sp); S II 258,25 (tme-
sis); — -pâtana, n., range of arrows; nāgo pi me na
muñceyya āgato~aṁ, Ja VI 77,26* = 85,22*; migo upaṭ-
ṭhito āsi āgato ~aṁ, 78,29*; — °-ppahāra, m., arrow-
shot;
rañño nāgo khamo satti-ppahārānaṁ asi-ppahārā-
naṁ~ānaṁ, M III 133,26 ≠ A II 117,5 = III 162,18; —
°-lakkhaṇa, n., divination by means of arrows; asi-lak-
khaṇaṁ ~aṁ dhanu-lakkhaṇaṁ āyudha-lakkhaṇaṁ, D
I 9,17 = 67,27 = Nidd I 381,26; — °-loma, mfn., having
arrows for hair on the body;
addasaṁ ~aṁ purisaṁ,
Vin III 106,21 = S II 257,17; Sp 509,18 (-vatthusmiṁ) =
Spk II 219,22; — °-loma-peta, m., ghost with arrows for
hair on the body;
jīvikaṁ kappetvā narake uppannassa
tato pakkâvasesena idhûpapattikāle usunā vijjhana-bhā-
vo yeva nimittaṁ ahosi, tasmā ~o (so read) jāto,
Sp 509,24 = Spk II 219,27; — °-vaḍḍhaki(n), m., a ma-
ker of arrows
= usu-kāra; ~ī, Abh 510 (etena vaḍḍha-
kī-saddassa sabbesam pi sippikānaṁ vācakatā dīpitā, ṭ);
— °-vuṭṭhi, f., rain of arrows; patantīsû~isu, Mhv
LXXVI 91; — °-sippa, n., the art of archery; issattan
(so read for Ee -tthan) ti ~aṁ, Spk I 166,6.