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attha-pada

n. (2attha + pada), 1. a right or
profitable word
(often referring to the holy texts); Dhp
100 (Dhp-a); gambhīraṁ ~aṁ, AN II 189,14; III
356,21 — IV 362,2; + kāraṇa-pada, Ja II 236,22'≠
attha-padaVI 318,13* (sataṁ dhammaṁ ... anuttaraṁ ~aṁ
suciṇṇaṁ); Vism 442,19 (gaṇṭhipada +; yassa pa-
dassa attho duviññeyyo taṁ gaṇṭhipadam, yassa
adhippāyo duviññeyyo taṁ ~am, mhṭ). — 2. the
word giving the signification of another,
Dhātum intr,
v.
3; Nidd-a I 95,8 (ad Nidd I 18,25; opp. mūla-
pada). — Ifc. v. aneka°, kovida°. — °-kovida, mfn.,
skilled in the right doctrine, v.
an-° (cf. kovidattha-
pada). — °-samhita, mfn., consisting of right and
profitable words, v.
an-°.