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abhi-yāti

, pr. 3 sg. [sa. abhi + √yā], to go against,
to attack
(acc), opp. apa-yāti; 3 pl. °yanti (asurā
deve), SN I 216,12 (cf. paccuyyāhi, ib.13); AN IV 432,8
foll. (Mp: 'abhi-yant' eva' = anubandhanti yeva);
Dhp-a I 280,4 (asurā yuddhatthāya Sakkaṁ ~);
[aor. 3 sg. ~yāsi, Dhp-a III 310,11, v. l. for pāyāsi
= Vv-a 68,1 with v. l. upāyāsi]; aor. 3 pl. ~yaṁsu
abhi-yāti(Ee ~yiṁsu, v. l. ~yaṁsu); inf. ~yātuṁ, in the cpd.
abhiyātu-kāma, mfn., intending to attack {acc);
DN II 72,5 (Vajjī ~o hoti; = abhibhavanatthāya
yātu-kāmo, Sv).