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a-pada

, mfn. [ts.], (a) footless; m. pl. ~ā (scil.
sattā), It 87,16 (+ dvipadā, catuppadā, bahuppadā;
= apādaka, It-a) = AN V 21,12; Ud-a 67,15 (°-di-
pada-catuppadānaṁ); — n. (subst.), a footless being,
Vin III 47,31 (pāṇo ~aṁ + dvipadaṁ, etc.; = ahi-
macchā, ib. 52,18'; Sp (II) 362,18-363,13); — (b) track-
less, where traces are not seen; who leaves no traces;
Sv
(III) 879,27 (~e ākāse padadassanaṁ viya); taṁ
buddhaṁ ... ~aṁ kena padena nessathà, Dhp 179—80
≠ Mvu III 91,20*; 92,2*; — (c) without footing; Ja
I 347,14 (ākāse ~e padaṁ dassetvā); IV 425,21* (~ena
a-padapadaṁ katvā, Ct.; cf. V 374,4*); VI 243,1' (~e padaṁ
dassento ākāse patiṭṭhahi); Sp I 283,27 (~e padaṁ ka-
ronto viya, ākāse padaṁ dassento viya); Ps (Se) III
646,8 (~e padaṁ dassitaṁ, ākāse padaṁ kataṁ); which
finds no footing;
~aṁ vadhitvā Māra-cakkhuṁ, MN I
159,14 (Ps: yathā Mārassa cakkhuṁ ~aṁ hoti
nippadaṁ appatitthaṁ nirārammanaṁ) = 160,6-n =
174,16 = 175,5 '= AN IV 434,16 foll. (= nippadaṁ
niravasesaṁ, Mp), quoted Nidd II 149,1.