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aya(s)

, n. [or m.; sa. ayas], iron, metal (in cpds.
aya-° & ayo-°, see below); Abh 493 (loho . . .
ayo kāḷâyasaṁ); Sadd 418,2 (= kāḷa-lohaṁ); nom.
'ayo' ti lohaṁ, Pj II 479,27; ayo . . . [+ lohaṁ, tipu,
sīsaṁ, sajjhuṁ] jātarūpassa upakkileso, SN V 92,6
foll. (ɔ: the five different metals alloyed with gold) ≠
AN III 16,8 foll. (Mp: 'ayo' ti kāḷa-lohaṁ 'lohan'
ti ṭhapetvā idha vuttāni cattāri avasesaṁ lohaṁ
= Spk [bul this corrupt in Ee Se]; Ja IV 102,10* (sace
Adhammo hañchati Dhammaṁ ajja ḷ ayo suvaṇṇaṁ
viya dassaneyyaṁ); Ja VI 212,28* (na iṭṭhakā honti
silā cirena pi ḷ na tattha sañjāyat(i) ayo na lohaṁ);
Ps I 27,7; acc (a ) ayo dantena khādatha, SN I 127,15*
≠ Ja IV 383,1*; (β) ayaṁ (+ lohaṁ, etc), DN II
351,7 (= kāḷa-lohaṁ, Sv); Ja III 282,3 (Bd ayasaṁ);
Dhp-a III 343,16 (~am eva khādati vināseti); instr.
ayas~ patikujjito, Nidd I 405,2* (Nidd-a) = MN III
183,26* (Ps) = 167,16* = AN I 141,31* ≠ Ja V
266,20*(Ct.)≠Pv 69(Pv-a); (β) ayena, Ja VI 580,10';
abl. ayato, Dhp-a III 343,16; 344,1', cf., ayasā above.