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ek'-angula

, n. (eka + aṅgula, q. v.), one finger's
breadth, one inch or digit; mfn., measuring that
(cf.
aṭṭh'-aṅgula); ~aṁ vā upaddh'-angulaṁ vā, Sv-pṭ I
523,30; °-(a)ntaraṁ katvā, Vism 190,29 ("making an in-
terval of one inch";
mhṭ Se I 309,15); °-bahalaṁ ayapaṭ-
ṭaṁ, Ja V 131,4; paññā °-mattā pi na vaḍḍhati, Dhp-a
III 127,2; tato °-mattam pi udakaṁ n' eva heṭṭhā otara-
ti, na uddhaṁ uttarati, Ud-a 302,21; °-dvaṅgula-mattam
eva gacchanti, Ja III 140,10 (adv. acc., "as much as one
or two inches"
); Sv 620,16; Ps IV 218,25; Spk I 169,25;
tīra-desato paṭṭhāya °-dvaṅgula-vidatthi- . . . -yojanâdi-
vasena gambhīro hutvā, Ud-a 299,28 (of the ocean
becoming gradually deeper
).