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ekadā

, ind. [ts.], l.(a) once, one day, once upon a
time
(in the past); (b) at some time (in the future); 2.
sometimes;
— 1.a. tattha ~ā bhagavā . . . dvedhāpa-
thaṁ patto, Mp I 293,1; bhagavā hi ~ā chabbaṇṇaras-
miyo cīvarena paṭicchādetvā, Dhp-a II 41,6; so ~ā Ujje-
niṁ gacchanto, Ud-a 307,16; — 1.b. so āsajja daṁse
bālaṁ naraṁ nāriṁ ca ~ā, S I 69,20*; bhavāmase . . .
tiracchānagatā pi ~ā, Th 1128; matto va ~ā vajjā 'haṁ-
sarājaṁ pacantu me', Ja IV 216,23* (= kadāci, 216,25');
— 2. atha ca pana me ~ā lobhadhammā pi cittaṁ
pariyādāya tiṭṭhanti, M I 91,11 (ekasmiṁ kale, Ps II
62,5); ko paccayo yen' ~ā dīgharattaṁ (a-)sajjhayakata
pi mantā (na) paṭibhanti, S V 121,13,16 = 124,9 = A III
230,14,17; mukhena vamat' ~ā, Sn 198; te tattha sīdanti
atho pi ~ā, J V 401,6*; dānaṁ daman cāgam atho pi
saṁyamaṁ ādāya saddhāya karonti h' ~ā, 402,29*; ka-
dāci āmisaṁ deti dhammaṁ deseti c' ~ā, Ap 507,2; —
(repeated: "on one occasion . . . on another"): ~ā lo-
ṇaṁ patte pakkhipitvā denti, ~ā aloṇakâhāram eva
denti, Ja III 366,15; ~ā Kapilapure ~ā Koliyanagare ti
dvīsu nagaresu piṇḍāya carati, V 415,4; ~ā pita vā
ekako upasaṁkamitvā yācati ~ā mātā vā, VI 9,1; ~ā
Nāgasamālo pattacīvaraṁ gahetvā vicarati ~ā Nāgito
~ā Upavāno ~ā . . . , Mp I 292,25—293,1 = Ud-a
217,16-18; — ifc. app°.