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ekamante

, ind. (extracted from pa. ekamantaṁ,
*eka-m-anta [?]; cf. sa. ekânte; BHS prose ekamante
[v. BHSG § 4.60]); 1. at one end, on one side, aside;
hence 2. at
(some, a short) distance; 3. in a secluded
place, in secret;
4. apart, in a lonely place;compara-
tively late, and almost exclusively in non-canonical pro-
se; sometimes confused or exchanged with
ekamantaṁ
(q. v.; for the difference in shades of meaning v. infra
2.e and 4); — 1. ~ tiṭṭheyya, D I 104,2 (Ee so; read
-antaṁ [q.v. supra 3.a] with BeSe); ~ nisinno hoti (in
the usual gloss of
ekamantaṁ), Sp 129,9 (CeEe so; v. l.
and BeSe
-antaṁ) ≠ Ps I 110,24 (CeEe so; Ce v. l.
-antaṁ) = Mp II 104,7 (CeEe so; no v. l.); (taṁ) adisvā
~ bnuñjitvā, Sp 988,21; anto sīmāya ~ nisīdanto,
1321,24; dāna-sālāya bahi ~ tesaṁ . . . dānaṁ pavatte-
siṁ, Cp-a 54,8 (CeEe so: no v. l.); tesaṁ (scil. quarrel-
some monks
) Bhagavā ~ vivittaṁ kārāpetvā senâsanaṁ
dāpesi, aññe bhikkhū tehi saddhiṁ n' eva ekato nisī-
danti na tiṭṭhanti, Dhp-a I 64,12 (= Ee 1925 53,21; no
v. l.
); — 2.a. said of people taking their place, being
established, or led
(not far) away: ~ aṭṭhāsi, so pi . . .
avidūre aṭṭhāsi, Cp-a 148,3; paṭikkamitvā āgatâgatānaṁ
kathā-savan'-atthaṁ ~ tiṭṭhanti', Ja V 283,18; 287,16; VI
421,24'; mātā-pitaro . . . ~ nisīdāpetvā . . . ~ nivāsaṁ
akāsi, 71,1-4 (cf. tesaṁ avidūre, Cp-a 259,31-32); "~
vasā" ti . . . apara-bhāge nisīdi, Dhp-a I 40,5 (= Ee
1925 33,12); Cp-a 40,22; Ja II 149,9; V 388,2; anuññāto
~ nipajjitvā, V 290,19; ~ khandhâvāraṁ nivesetvā . . .
pāyāsi, 162,16 (Tr. BeCeEe so; Ee v. l. -antaṁ); te taṁ
netvā rājaṅgane ~ ṭhapetvā, VI 134,22; — 2.b. of ani-
mals:
asse ~ ṭhapesi, Ja II 287,24; ~ bandhitvā (scil.
makkaṭaṁ), 267,23; vacchaṁ dametu-kāmo dhenuto
apanetvā ~ .. . thambhaṁ nikhaṇitvā tattha . . . ban-
dheyya . . ., evam evaṁ . . . araññaṁ vā . . . suññâgā-
raṁ vā pavesetvā, Sp 405,19 (cf. infra 4); — 2.c. of
objects being put away:
rathaṁ ~ ṭhapetvā, Sp 79,5 =
Ja VI 19,33' (but -antaṁ ṭhitaṁ [scil. sārathiṁ] paripuc-
chati, 20,1'); kasana-naṅgalāni ussāpetvā ~ ṭhapetvā,
328,22' (= unnaṅgalāni); hatthe ca pattaṁ ca dhovitvā
~ pattaṁ nikkhipitvā, Ps II 283,14 (ad "onīta-patta-
pāṇiṁ") ≠ Sv 277,21; maṁsaṁ ~ ṭhapetvā, Ja VI
170,19; phalāphalāni āharitvā ~ ṭhapetvā, V 89,6; I
481,7; — 2.d. in social intercourse, on one side: Satthā-
ram n' eva abhivādetvā na patisanthāraṁ katvā ~ ṭhito
(v.l. -antaṁ), Dhp-a I 33,7 (= Ee 1925 27,7; of a
brāhmaṇa who does not show the usual marks of re-
spect; v. s.v.
ekamantaṁ); — 2.e. at a (respectful) dis-
tance:
Ja VI 66,3; vanditvā . . . ~ aṭṭhāsi (nisīdi, etc.),
instead of the normal phrase with
ekamantaṁ (v. eka-
mantaṁ 3.c): Satthu santikaṁ gantvā vanditvā ~ nisīdi,
Ja I 215,25; rājānaṁ vanditvā ~ aṭṭhāsi, VI 428,10;
403,26; āvudhāni chaḍdetvā Bhagavato pādesu sirasā pa-
titva . . . ~ nisīdi, . . . Dasabalaṁ . . . vanditvā — nisī-
diṁsu, 130,24-30; paṭisanthāraṁ katvā ~ nisīditvā,
412,10; — 3. - nilīyi, Ja VI 163,11 (Tr. BeCeSe so; Ee
-īye [corr. ?]; but -antaṁ [v. ekamantaṁ 1] at I 240,19);
Dhp-a I 68,19 (= Ee 1925 57,10);~ paṭicchanne aṭṭhāsi,
Ja V 248,12 ("on one side, in concealment"); ~ paṭic-
channa-ṭṭhāne ṭhatvā, 212,16; na sakkā mahājana-maj-
jhe kathetuṁ, ~ cintetvā, VI 351,30 (rahasi gatā . . .
paviveke sammasitvāna, 352,8*-9*); "~ . . . pucchissāmī"
ti sā "raho paccāsiṁsāmi" . . . ti āha, 469,18; — 4.
apart, esp. in view of some spiritual, religious, exercise
(+ gen.): uyyānassa~ caṅkamaṁ adhiṭṭhāya, Sv 590,25;
perhaps confused with ekamantaṁ, hence occasional
stylistic variations:
karotha Buddha-sāsanaṁ . . . khip-
paṁ pādāni dhovitvā ~ nisīdatha, Thī 13 (BeEeSe so)
qu. Thī-a 20,10* (CeEe so; = raho nisinnā, 20,19) = Thī
118 (BeEeSe so) qu. Thī-a 118,14* (~ vivitte okāse,
Thī-a 119,1-2 [CeEe so; no v.l.]) = Thī 176 (BeEeSe
-antaṁ; read ~ with Ee v.l. and Se) qu. Thī-a 161,21*
(CeEe so; no v.l.); pāde pakkhālayitvāna 4 upāvisiṁ,
Thī 178 (BeEeSe so) qu. Thī-a 161,25* (CeEe so; no
v..l; but
-antaṁ at Thī 119 [BeEeSe so] qu. Thī-a
119,14* [CeEe so]); tassā dhammaṁ sunitvāna ~ upāvi-
siṁ, Thī 70 (BeEeSe so; no v.l.) qu. Thī-a 76,8* (CeEe
so).