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aṁka

, m. [ts.], 1. prob. orig. = a hook (cf.
aṁkusa), hence: (a), the lap (the angle formed by the
thigh and the rump when sitting
), Abh 276 (ucchaṅg'-
aṁkā); Ja V 322,12* = VI 218,3* (~aṁ pariggayha);
Ja IV 375,12 (itthiyā ~e nipanno); Ja V 298,18' (~aṁ
avattharitvā nipanna-sāmiko); VI 578,2* (~e karit-
vāna); Ja III 209,2* (~asmiṁ nisinno, ɔ: viṭabhiyaṁ,
said of a nigrodha growing on a palāsa tree); 209,16*
(~asmiṁ vaḍḍhesi, do.); Ja IV 435,12* (~e vaddho,
grown up as a baby); Ja I 262,12 (~e nisinnaṁ put-
taṁ); Vin II 114,21 (~e pattaṁ nikkhipanti); MN I
394,35 (~e nisinno; — ūrusu, Ps); DN II 20,20 (~e
nisīdāpetvā); —- (b) the breast, bosom (the arms); instr.
~ena, DN II 19,25 (pariharanti); 20,3 (~en' eva aṁ-
kaṁ, i. e. from arms to arms; Sv); Ja III 190,5* (maṁ
uddharī); VI 513,5 (dārake ~enâdāya); II 127,26
(do.); Dhp-a I 170,1 (vahitvā, opp. ure nipajjāpetvā).
— 2. a mark, sign, brand, Abh 55 ( = lakkhaṇa), 1043;
Dhātum 19 & 748 (dassana-aṁkesu, giving the sense of
√ikkh and √lakkh); ~ena (or aṁke na?) jānāti lak-
khanena jānāti, Mil 79,23;— °-yutta, mfn., marked,
Ja V 506,25' (Cs). — Ifc. v. Gokula°, tisūlâdi-°,
lohita°, hariṇa°, (cf. khalaṁka-pāda and balaṁka-
pāda).