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apâya

, m. [ts.] (from apa + √i; a different ety-
mology is given by
Sadd 403,9: n'atthi pāyo vuddhi
etthā ti a-pāyo, cf. ib. 421,16), "going away (or down)",
departure, outlet
(in apāya-mukha, °-sampanna), falling
off, decline, regress, abatement; hence generally
(1) loss
(of property or moral values; opp. āya, cf. apāya-
apâyasugati), (3) and thus almost = "hell" (opp. sagga); —
(1) ~o, Sv (III) 1005,6 (= avaḍḍhi, opp. āyo); Vism
440,5 (= avuddhi); pl. ~ā, Sv (II) 544,20 (nirayâdayo
vaḍḍhi-saṁkhātato ayato apetattā ~ā); loc pl. ~esu
ca'yo sakhā, DN III 186,29* (quoted Ja II 390,19*;
a bad companion; cf. ib. 185,22: apāya-sahāyo amitto
mitta-paṭirūpako); — (2) in the phrase ~aṁ duggatiṁ
vinipātaṁ nirayaṁ upapajjati (upapannā): Vin III
5,7 (Sp; Vism 427,10, mht); Nidd I 356,2 (Nidd-a);
II 125,1; Ud 87,5 (Ud-a); It 12,22 (It-a); 73,13 foll.;
Pp 51,32; DN I 82,32; 1185,30; III 111,26; MN I
22,36; 73,22; 308,17; II 21,16; 86,10; 149,20; III
165,14; SN II 232,10; IV 240,3; 313,13; 342,7; AN
I 55,27; do. ~aṁ duggatiṁ vinipātaṁ saṁsāraṁ
nâtivattati, DN II 55,16 (Sv); SN II 92,16; IV 158,8;
— cattāro ~ā, the four bad states (in the saṁsāra)
= niraya-tiracchāna-pettivisaya-asurakāyā, Pj I
189,12 = Sv (II) 496,11 (ad DN II 55,27) = Spk II
97,5 (ad SN II 92,16); cattāro ~ā sayanighara-sadisā
(pamattassa), Dhp-a I 260,18; Sv (II) 539,20; acc pl.
cattāro ~e pūrenti (scil. mata-matā), Ja II 143,4;
instr, pl. catūhi ~ehi vippamutto, Sn 231 = Khp VI
10 (Pj); catūhi ~ehi muttā, Ja IV 300,5' (= 'pari-
muttā ~ā'); loc pl. ~esu, Saddh 75; catūsu ~esu,
Abhidh-av 53,4*; Ud-a 287,20; Dhp-a I 24,2; Ja I
168,18'; nirayâdisu catūsu ~esu, Pv-a 103,27; —
tayo ~ā, Saddh 5; — (3) esp. = niraya (hell), opp.
sagga; thus frequently in Ct.s = niraya-vevacanaṁ,
e.g. Sp I 166,32; Ud-a 418,1; Nidd-a II 89,19, etc.; ~o
(dussaho . . . atidukkho), Saddh 95; acc. ~aṁ (paripū-
rentesu sattesu), Pj I 170,14; cf. apāya-bhūmi below;
saggâpāyaṁ ca passati, Sn 647 = Dhp 423 (dvandva)
≠Thī 63; abl. ~ā mutti me kuto, Mhv LXXII 306;
Yam I 226,4 (asaññasattā); loc. ~e (asaññasatte),
ib. 179,1; ~e nibbattiṁsu (scil. mata-matā), Ja III
304,12; itthī khīṇâyukā ahosi ~e uppajjanârahā,
Vv-a 118,12; loc. pl. mata-matā ~esu (!) pūriṁsu, Ja
IV 181,16; manussānaṁ ~esu nibbattim ñatvā, ib. 17;
ifc. v. atthâ°, an-°, āyâ°, piyâ°, pihltâ°, saggâ°,
sukhumâ°.