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adhi-kāra

, m. [ts.], (a) office, employment, func-
tion; commission;
Abh 1004; Mil 49,4 — 60,28; Mhv
XXXL 48 (~aṁ sabbaṁ). — (b) meritorious act; Bv
II 59 = Pj II 48,16*; 49,13' (= adhika-kāro, synon.
pariccāgo; quoted Ss 3,13); 51,4*; Ap 270,28; 589,15
foll; Vin I 55,32; 273,14 - 278,24. — (c) honour,
hommage, sacrifice
(cf. abhikāra); Mil 95,12; 96,18;
Dhp-a II 41,16; 266,15. — (d) in Ct.s = the governing
word
(to be implied in a series of words or rules
following
); rubric, head; Abh 868; Ud-a 37,2; Pj II
248,1 (pūro ti ~o, see Sn 195); II 120,1 (pubbe vā
ti ~o, see Sn 67); °-vasena, Pj II 253,12; abl. ~ato, Pj
I 112,17; 238,19 (anuvattati); Sp (Se) II 347,3; Mmd
Ce 66,25 (ad Kacc 52); cf. Sadd 806,17. — Ifc. v. annâ°,
adhi-kārachanâ°, mahākaruṇâ
°, mahāpurisalakkhaṇâ°.