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adhi

, ind. [ts.], (a) prefix to nouns (subst., adj.,
adv.
) or prp. to verbs, and here sometimes alternating
with or corresponding to
ati-° (q. v.) or abhi-° (e. g.
adhibhavati, adhi-māna), before vowels taking the
form
ajjh-° (see ajjha, etc.) = up to, towards, into;
adhicombined with other prp.s: adhi + ava (ajjho°);
adhi + ā (ajjhā°); adhi + upa (ajjhupa°); adhi + pra
(adhippa°); adhi + saṁ (see adhisamuppanna, adhi-
sallikhati); adhi + 2a see the prefix ajjha (perhaps
also
addhabhavi, see addhābhavati); inserted in
iterative comp. v.
chattâdhicchatta (cf. chattâtic-
chatta); Sadd 882,25-883,3; Abh 1177 (= adhik'is-
sara-pāthâdhiṭṭhāna-pāpuṇanesu [ nicchaye côparit-
tâdhibhavane ca visesaṇe); Pay fol gr 7 (adhike:
adhisīlaṁ; issare: adhipati, adhi Brahmadatte Pañ-
cālā; uparibhāve: adhirohati, paṭhavi[ya]ṁ adhises-
sati (Dhp 41); ajjhayane: vyākaraṇam adhīte;
adhiṭṭhāne: bhūmi-kampâdiṁ adhiṭṭhāti; nicchaye:
adhimokkho; pāpuṇane: bhogakkhandhaṁ adhigac-
chati (DN II 86,1); — (b) as governing prp. with loc,
Sadd 730,2-15 (adhi Brahmadatte Pañcālā, etc.,
cf.
Kacc-v 316); cf. ajjh-āgāre above, and adhi-citte,
adhi-jegucche, adhi-deve, adhi-paññāya, adhi-sīle. —
Cf. also ajjhattaṁ, adhi-kumāri, adhitthi, adhi-
paññatti, adhi-(vi)mutti.