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ūkā

, f. [sa. yūk[ā/a]; prakr. ūā, jūā; difference in
initial syllable may be due to uncertainty in adapting a
popular word; cf. Pischel
§§ 230, 335, Geiger § 66.1], 1.
a louse, a bug; 2. a certain linear measure (=7 likkhā);
— Sadd √1106 uc; Mogg VII 15 (= okiṇī ≠ sa. ut-
kuṇa); Pay Ce 1974 53,20*; Abh-sūci p. 62; — 1. (of
head lice.
) ~ā ti sīse nibbattakimiviseso, Sadd 478,19;
sīse me ~ā vicinā ti . . . ~ā gahetvā, Ja I 453,29; II
324,13,15; III 393,7; . . . passa kittikā te sīse ~ā ti, V
298,8,10,11; mātu sīsato ~ā gaṇhantī, Vv-a 86,26; (also of
other lice and bugs:
) mando uttānaseyyako ~āhi vā
maṅkuṇehi vā daṭṭho, Mp II 204,15; ~-maṅgulâdayo,
Spk-pṭ Be I 264,23 (see s.v. uppāṭaka; maṅgula is a
frequent variant of
maṅkuṇa); (thero) kālaṁ katvā tas-
miṁ yeva cīvare ~ā hutvā nibbatti . . . sā ~ā ". . ." ti
viravantī ito c' ito ca saṁdhāvi, Dhp-a III 342,15,19;
~maṅkuṇa-gharagolikâdīnaṁ sādharaṇatāya, Ja I 10,6
= Bv-a 77,23 (among disadvantages of living in a hut);
sâpekkha-kālakiriyā hi attano yeva gehe yakkha-. . .
- ~-maṅgulâdi-bhāvena nibbattana-kāraṇam hoti, Sv
633,31; — [ūkādīnaṁ gandho, As Ee 319,32; read dākā-
dīnaṁ with BeCeSe]; — 2. Abh 195 (different measures;
~ā vuccati sirovutthakimi, tappamāṇattā ~ā, sūci); pa-
ramāṇu nāma . . . ~ā nāma . . . yojanaṁ nāma . . .
satta likkhā ekā ~ā, satta ~ā eko dhaññamāso, Vibh-a
343,14,26,27; — °-gandha, m., the smell of lice; adhunā
chinna-cūḷo si, ajjâpi te sīsa-mūle ~o vāyati yeva, Spk
II 240,18; — °-palibodha, m., the impediment or nuis-
ance of lice;
Mil 11,12 (alaṅkārapalibodho +, 16 pali-
bodhas avoided by cutting off hair and beard); —
°-sira(s), m., the head of a louse; pamāṇato ~a-mattaṁ,
Vism 445,34 (cakkhuṁ as sense) = As 307,21; parittaṁ
sukhumaṁ etaṁ ~a-samūpamaṁ, Vism 446,4* = As
307,26* = Abhidh-av 66,19* (~a-samānena pamānena,
66,16*).