Truncation sign : * (asterisk) - e.g. kamm*

Type the letters without dots and accents - e.g. to search 'kalyāṇa' type kalyana. Read more …


ayana

, n. (or sometimes ifc. m., v. ekâyana) [ts.],
(a) walk, motion; path, road (also of the sun, etc, v.
uttarâyana, etc); Abh 191; 1101; ~aṁ pavatti adhi-
ṭṭhānaṁ, Ud-a 20,16; ekass' eva ayano, Ja VI 558,16'
(= 'ekâyano'); Dāṭh IV 40; — (b) indiuidual view
= magga, metaph., v. sakâyana;— —ifc. v. añjasâ°
(m.), anilâ° (n.), uttarâ° (n., Abh 81), ud-° (n., Sv I
ayanadakkhinâ° (n., Abh 80), parakammâ° (n., Ap 76,14
foll.), Pārâ° (n., Sn 1131), rasâ° (n., Ap 574,7;
kaṇṇa-°, Sadd 313,31, netta-°, Ap 547,9), vaṭumâ°
(n., or prob, two words vatumaṁ + ayanaṁ, Bv II
40-41; Sadd 525,16*), vātâ° (n., Mhv V 37); — ifc.
according to some scholars contracted into
°-āna, see
gimhāna, tiracchāna, vassāna, sapadāna, sotthāna,
hemantāna (cf. ekānika).