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adhika

, mfn. [ts.], exceeding, surpassing (in
number, etc.
), differring in quantity: superior or in-
ferior;
Abh 1176 (giving the sense of prp. abhi, e. g.
abhivassati, Abh-sūci); 1177 (do. of adhi, e.g. adhi-
sīlaṁ, Abh-sūci); Kacc-v 316 (the sense of upa ác
adhi; cf. Pay fol. gr v. 2; fol. ghu 7; Sadd 729,26
foll.); n. ~aṁ, Saddli 447; Sv I 141,3 = Mp II 140,3
= Ud-a 2,8 (~ hutvā, too great); Sv I 222,29; Sp I
126,13 = Ps II 202,11 = Mp II 287,32 (~ena ñāṇena
ñatvā, = 'abhiññā'); f. ~ā, Vv-a 80,26 (+ visiṭṭhā,
explaining 'an-adhi-varā'); m. ~o, Pp 35,34 ( =
atireko, Pp-a); pl. ~ā, Saddh 337; Mp III 345,16
(adhibhavanti ~ā visiṭṭhā jeṭṭhakā honti, = 'adhi-
gaṇhanti'); — with instr., Kacc-v 392 (catūhi ~ā
dasa = 'cuddasa'); Ja II 386,16 (jātigottabalâdīhi
~o samāno; Ed. avikkosamāno); Ps III 415,5 (manus-
sehi ~ā); Pj I 193,20; — with abl., Mil 240,10 (saṁ-
gharatanato uttaro . . . ~o vā visiṭṭho); — often in
comp, with numerals, e. g.
agghati adhika-satasahas-
saṁ, ts worth more than 100,000, AN III 50,12;
kappa-sahassâ°, Dhp-a I 83,10, etc.Ifc. v. an-°,
anattâ°, anūnâ
°, ūnâ°, kappa-(sata)-sahassâ°,
guṇâ
°, catu-nahutâ°, canda-sūrâ°, javâ°, therâ°,
paññāsâ°, mettâ°, rāgâ
°, satta-māsâ°, sam-
ādhika
[sa. sam-adhika, cf. Añjanāgiri above & kimā-
dhikaraṇa, etc.], sâdhika, hāsâ°.