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a-parimāṇa

, mfn. [ts.], without measure, im-
mense, boundless; numerous, indefinite, infinite
(in
space or time
); Thī 220 (du[k]khaṁ ~aṁ); Sn 149—50
(mānasaṁ bhāvaye ~aṁ; Pj I 248,25; cf. anodhiso,
aparitta, appamāṇa, appamañña); Ud-a 257,1 (~aṁ
cakkavatti-rajjaṁ); ib. 8 (°-kālasambhūtaṁ); Ja IV
6,15' (~aṁ atimahantaṁ); V 411,27 (~am assa
a-parimāṇaVv-a 114,15 (~a[ṁ]-hita-sukha-nibbattakaṁ [Ce
parimāṇa-rahita-sukh°], = 'aparimitaṁ-sukhâva-
haṁ'); Sv I 284,21 (~o dassanâvakāso, explaining
'akkhuddâvakāso'); Ps II 185,1-8 (~esu cakkavā-
ḷesu ~ā sattā); As 6,36 (anantam ~aṁ); Vin II 62,18
foll. (āpattiyo āpajjati ~ā apaṭicchannāyo); 68,25
(āpattiyo āpajjati parimāṇam pi ~am pi, etc.) =
70,15; SN V 430,10 (~ā vaṇṇā ... vyañjanā ...
saṁkāsanā; = appamāṇā, Spk); AN II 182,8 (~ā
padā . . . vyañjanā . . . Tathāgatassa dhammadesanā;
Mp); Nett 8,29 (~ā padā . . . akkharā . . . vyañjanā,
etc., quoted Sadd 230,8); Pj II 110,23 (evaṁ imehi
ekam ekaṁ atthaṁ niddisantehi ~ā atthā niddiṭṭhā);
Dhp-a III 178,5 (~esu deva-manussesu); 452,12
(°-sīlakkhandha-gopanaṁ); Mil 350,2 (~ā devatāyo);
— °-gaṇana, mfn., of immense number; f. ~ā, Sv
(III) 825,30 (= 'aneka-sahassā'); — °-vaṇṇa, mfn.,
with numberless titles to praise
(eulogy); DN I 117,14
(~o hi so bhavaṁ Gotamo; = appameyya-vaṇṇo, Sv)
- 133,25 = MN II 168,5 (Ps = Sv); cf. ananta-vaṇṇa,
and MN I 387,3; — °-sattârammaṇa, mfn., directed
towards innumerable individuals;
Pj I 248,16; ib. 25
(°-tā, f. abstr.; v. l. appamāṇa° in both places).