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aṅgul[i/ī]

, f. [ts.] a finger, Abh 266 (pañca ~ī:
aṅguṭṭho, tajjanī, majjhimā, anāmikā, kaniṭṭhā);
~ī chijjatha, Th 1055 quoted Mil 395,12*; ~iṁ jāletvā,
Dhp-a III 322,2 ≠ Vin II 76,24 (~iyā jalamānāya,
with his finger for a light, cf. Dhp-a II 59,2l); ~iṁ
gahetvā vicaranto, Dhp-a IV 211,10 (a boy holding
his father's finger
); instr. ~iyā sāyi (tasted with his
finger
), DN III 85,20; loc. Dhp-a II 86,18; ~iyā pīḷiya-
mānāya, Dhp-a IV 69,20 (as the sore point, cf. ruja-
naka-°); pl. ~ī poṭhesuṁ, DN II 96,22 (snapped their
fingers,
= aṅguliṁ cālesum, Sv); dve ~iyo ukkhi-
pitvā, Ja I 56,9 (indicating two alternatives); ~iyo
dukkhā bhavissanti, Vin I 77,18; instr. ~īhi, Sn
610; gen. ~īnam, MN II 98,2. Cf. aṅgula. — Ifc. v.
agga°, addha°, eka°, kaniṭṭha°, cūla°, dasa°,
dīgha°, pāda° rujanaka-°, vaṁka°, vaṭṭa°. aṅguli