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ambila

, mfn. [sa. amla], sour; one of the six
tastes, viz.
kasāva, tittaka, madhura, lavaṇa, ambila,
katuka, Abh 148; in different order (ambilaṁ . .. ka-
sāvo) Dhs 629 (As 320,13 foll.); SN III 87,19 foll.
ambila56,10 foll.; n. ~aṁ, Ja IV 12,10'; Nidd I 240,4 ( =
takkambilâdi, Nidd-a); pl. °âdīni, Ps I 96,31; — n.
subst., acid, vinegar; instr.
~ena paharitvā tambama-
laṁ viya, Ja III 344,13 (= ~ena ghaṁsitvā tamba-
malaṁ apanento viya, pt); — ifc. v. ati-°, an-°,
catur-
°(Mp-t ad Mp II 151,1; = ambilikā-phalaṁ),
takk° (As 320,14; Ras I 42,20), takkâdi-° (Dhp-a II
68,1), loṇ° (°-sevanatthāya, Ja I 505,30; II 394,12;
Ps II 391,3 Spk III 284,13).