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atthika-bhāva

, m. (1atthika + bhāva), (a)
desire, purpose;
Ja V 151,20' = Ps ad MN I 325,6
(~aṁ katvā = 'aṭṭhikatvā'); — (b) usefulness; Pp-a
250,24; — (c) state of need or distress; Pv-a 120,28
atthika-bhāva171,2; 480,5. — Ifc. v. an-°.