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akkha

, m. [sa. akṣaḷ, 1. a die, Abh 532 (pāsako),
893 (pāsake); ~o naṭṭho, Ja I 379,26; ~aṁ mukhe
pakkhipitvā, ib. 25; ~ena kīḷanti, Vin II 10,20 =
III 180,25 (Sp); pl. ~ā, Ja III 541,23* (jitā, q. v.);
akkh' itthiyo, DN III 184,26*; instr. ~ehi, Ja VI
318,20-21* (otherwise explained by Ct., see akkhāti);
~ehi dibbiṁsu, DN II 348,19; loc. ~esu dhanaparā-
jayo, Sn 659 (= jūtakīḷana-akkhesu, Pj) = SN I
149,24* = AN II 3,28*'= V 171,19*, foll.; ~assa
phalakaṁ, Ja V 155,23* (156,18' = suvaṇṇa-pha-
lakaṁ) seems to denote a diceboard (split-compound for
*akkha-phalaka), but cf. Abh 893. — 2. a game (at
dice, and the like
), DN I 6,25 (Sv — guḷakīḷā). —
3. name of a tree, Beleric Myrobalan (Terminalia
Belerica
), the seeds of which were used as dice, Abh
569 (= vibhīṭaka). — 4. a weight, two of which are
equal to five
māsakā, and eight equal to one dharaṇa,
Abh 479; 893 (suvaṇṇasmiṁ). — Ifc. v. an-°.