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ekam-eka

, mfn. and subst. [BHS ts.; sa. ekaika;
prakr. egam-ega; - ek'-eka q.v.], 1. each, each one, (a
single
) one each; each and every one (individually); v.
eka 1.b; 2. any one (of several); the one or the other; v.
eka 5; 3. isolation in time or space: a. a single one each
time:
b. each one individually; each one separately; each
one by himself alone;
4. continuous sequence: one by
one, one after the other, in single file, seriatim;
Rem.
~ is sometimes printed as two words in Ees. It is, how-
ever, an
āmreḍita cpd. with a distributive sense, cf. Ai.
Gr.
11,1 § 59c-d; for reduplicated forms using a fossili-
sed acc., v. Ai. Gr.
11,1 § 121; ~ is widely used,
sometimes alternating with or explained by
ek'-eka; for
ek'-eka as equivalent of ~ cf. Ai. Gr. 11,1 § 60c; Rūp
34 explains eka-m-eka by the insertion of the sandhi
consonant
-m-; Sadd gives only ek'-eka; — forms: sg.
nom. m. ~o
(Vin II 99,1); n. ~aṁ (Sv 24,27); f. ~ā (Vv
Ee 1977 1253); acc. m.f.n. ~aṁ (Ja I 171,12; Pj II
481,27; A V 347,11); instr. m.n. ~ena (Vin I 223,25; M I
353,4); gen. m.n. ~assa (Vin I 77,35; Sv 456,29); f. ~issā
(M I 253,9), ~āya (Ja V 450,19*), ~issāya (Dhp-a IV
111,22); loc. m.n. ~asmiṁ (Tikap-a 239,19; D II 171,1);
pl. (rare) nom. m. ~ā (Ja VI 352,7*); n. ~āni (Nir-dīp
Be 1970 55); f. ~ā (Ja I 79,12); — 1. ~assa bhikkhuno
upakaṇṇake ārocetabbaṁ, Vin II 99,9; ~asmiṁ dvāre
satta esikā nikhātā, D II 171,1 (ek'-ekaṁ mahādvārabā-
haṁ nissāya, Sv 616,21); Sn 1129 qu. Nidd II 48,22* (v.
Be 1960 196,5 foll.); Sn p. 218,14; mayaṁ . .. asītisahas-
sâpi ~aṁ naḷa-daṇḍakaṁ, Ja I 171,12 ("one cane stalk
each"); thambhā . . . ~āya aṁsiyā ratanā satta nimmitā,
[Ee 1977 1128 ("on each and every flank"; ~asmim
Be so; Ee ekasmiṁ] aṁsabhāge, Vv-a 303,30); Sp
207,19; 741,21; Sv 146,15; 456,29; tesaṁ ~aṁ (Se eke-
kaṁ) janapadaṁ adāsi, 482,31 (cf. Ps I 226,23 [ek'-eka-
janapadaṁ]); Spk I 334,11; ārammaṇādi(so read)-pada-
vasena ~assa padassa, Tikap-a 238,36 (cf. ekekassa pa-
dassa, 238,31); ~asmiṁ duke . . . ~asmiṁ paccaye nava
pucchā, 239,18 foll. (so read; Ee paccayena va); — with
another numeral also doubled: ~asmiṁ niyyūhe satta
satta kūṭāgārasatāni, M I 253,8foll.; māradṅītaro . . . ti
~ā . . . sataṁ sataṁ attabhāve abhinimmitvā, Ja I 79,12;
āya itthiyā aṭṭh'-aṭṭha patino siyā, V 450,19*; Sp 119,30
= Pj II 443,22 = Vism 207,5; Sp 614,23; ~asmiṁ pac-
caye cattāro cattāro katvā, Ps I 77,34 = Mp III 396,22;
~issā pesiyā . . . pañca pañca piḷakā uṭṭhahiṁsu, Ps II
19,29 = Pj I 159,5; ~issā disāya vīsati vīsati katvā,
Paṭis-a 606,2 = Vism 311,22 (Ee[2] so; Ee[1] w. r. ~issā-
ya); — with non-numerals doubled: ekato ekato kāretvā
~aṁ bhikkhusamūhaṁ pakkosāpetvā, Sp 60,16 = Kv-a
Ee 1979 7,1; Sp 177,21; Pj II 481,27; — ~is used twice:
gen. with acc. at Vin I 222,27; 224,15; but v. Dīp VI 82;
instr. with acc. at Vin I 223,25; III 11,20 (Sp 200,19)
≠ Mil 31,16; — loc. with acc. at Sp 49,2; — in combina-
tion with
ek'-eka, pacceka: Ja V 311,18* (cf. 311,16);
~aṁ dhammakkhandnaṁ ek'-eka-vihārena pūjessāmi,
Sp 48,29; Ja I 57,14-15 = Ap-a 62,3; ~añ ca bhikkhuṁ
pacceka-dussayugena acchādesi, M I 353,13 (Ps III
16,1-2) = A V 347,11 (Mp V 87,3-4); bhikkhuno (Be so;
Ee bhikkhussa) ~assa paccekaṁ patt' adās' ahaṁ, Ap
306,17; — paraphrased by ek'-eka: Ja VI 503,12* (ct.
504,27'); — contrasted with sabba: Ja VI 355,11*-18*; Ps
V 36,10; — several distributed items in cpd.: abhidham-
me ~aṁ tika-duka-bhājanaṁ ~añ ca citta-vāra-bhāja-
naṁ eko dhammakkhandho, Sp 29,14 = Sv 24,27 = As
27,9-10; — used as subst.: Vin III 64,14; IV 151,19;
152,30; sāḷisīsādīni . . . ~aṁ, Sp 340,6 (~aṁ vīhisīsaṁ,
Sp-ṭ Be I 960 II 144,16); — It-a II 24,31; — with distri-
buted items in loc. pl.: antevāsikesu ~ assa ekeko (v. l.
and
Sp-ṭ so; Ee eko) māsako, Sp 366,25 ("one m. for
each one among the pupils"
) qu. Sp-ṭ Be 1960 II 155,22;
samavīsatiyā paccayesu ~ assa . . . samavīsati pañcakā
(so read; Ee paccayā) . . . tesu ~asmiṁ ekūnapaññāsa
katvā, Tikap-a 234,8-9; — 2. ~ena . . . aparihāriyena
dhammena samannāgatānaṁ Vajjīnaṁ, D II 75,34; agā-
raṁ ekādasadvāraṁ . . . ~ena pi dvārena sakkuṇeyya
attānaṁ sotthiṁ kātuṁ, M I 353,4 = A V 347,1; M II
95,12; S V 127,25; 128,16; ~am pi sattaṁ . . . aviheṭha-
yanto, Ap-a 130,22 ("not oppressing . .. any (single)
being"); — used as subst.: ~aṁ dassanāya gacchati, Vin
V 105,26 (Sp 858,23-24; ~an ti . . . duvaṅginī pi tivaṅgi-
nī pi senā saṅgayhati, Vmv Be 1960 II 41,5) = 108,7 =
268,3 = 298,31 ("the one or the other", BD); — 3.
sometimes inseparable from 1 and 2); a. ~ an ce pi ito
. . . dhammaṁ, D III 115,14,24 ("even one of such mat-
ters"
); — imesañ ca .. . sipāṭikā phalati ~ā, Vv Ee
1977 1253 ("of these [after every hundred years] one pod
opens"); Cp-a 11,20; — 3.b. ~ā rahasi gatā . . . dhīrā
atha vakkhanti, Ja VI 352,7* ("each one by himself
individually"
); ekagahaṇen' eva ~aṁ koṭṭhāsaṁ gaṇ-
hanti, Sp 852,34 ("with a single act of seizure [they] take
hold of one portion each";
attano attano abhirucitaṁ
koṭṭhāsaṁ . . . sabbesaṁ samake kotthāse, Sp-ṭ Be
1960 III 74,26 foll.); Dhn 391; — used as a subst.:
anekasatāya parisāya . . . ~o, M I 249,24 (pāṭiyekko, Ps
II 291,32); taṁ ~ena . . . ti jānitabbaṁ, Kkh 15,26
("this has to be understood . . . by each one individual-
ly"
); — distributed items in gen. pl.: dviṇṇaṁ mittānaṁ
. . . bninnānaṁ ~ am upasaṅkamitvā, Sv 74,19 ("when
two friends . . . are estranged, having approached each
one separately"
); — 4. ~o va macchānaṁ .. . niyyati,
Sn 580 qu. Nidd I 121,14* (sattānaṁ ~o maraṇāya niy-
yati, Nidd-a I 250,21); devo . . . ~aṁ phusāyati, S I
104,21 ("rain falls continuously, drop by drop") = 106,14
= 184,8 (phusitāni muñcati, vassati, Spk I 266,23) = Ud
5,1 (devo ti megho, ~aṁ phusitakaṁ udakabinduṁ pā-
teti, Ud-a 66,6); S IV 289,28,30; 290,2; Spk III 93,1; —
Rem. ~am in Ee at Ja I 393,6' is w. r. for BeSe ekam
ekantato; —~issā disāya in Ee(l) at Vism 308,11 (ad
ekaṁ disaṁ) is w. r. for Ee(2) eṭaṁ ekissā disāya ("this
refers to any one direction", Ñm
); cf. ekissā disāya,
Vism-mhṭ Be 1960 I 363,24.