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abhikkantatara

, mfn. (compar. of ^bhi-
kkanta (3), with gen. partit. or abl. (instr.) comparat.),
more
(or most) excellent, admirable, or beautiful (always
+ paṇītatara); m. ~o (ubhinnaṁ vaṇṇānaṁ), MN II
34,3 foll.; AN I 118,18 foll. (tiṇṇaṁ puggalānaṁ; =
atisundarataro, Mp); II 100,21—101,6 foll. (catunnaṁ
puggalānaṁ), quoted Sp I 170,18 and Sadd 557,18; AN
III 350,1 (purimena puggalena) = V 140,15 =
143,13; AN V 207,22 foll. (purimehi vihārehi); f. ~ā,
AN V 203,19 foll. (purimāya khiḍḍāya); n. ~aṁ,
DN I 62,18 (imehi sandiṭṭhikehi sāmañña-phalehi;
= abhikkantataraṁ [o: abhi-kantataraṁ] atimanā-
pataraṁ, Sv) = 76,11; MN I 398,28 foll. (etamhā
sukhā aññaṁ sukham; = sundarataraṁ, Ps) — SN
IV 225,24 (Spk = Ps); m. pl. ~ā, DN I 216,1 (cat-
abhikkantatara. . . kāmehi dibbā kāmā ~; = visiṭṭhatarā, Ps).