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ayya

, (1) m. [sa. [ā/a]rya, i. q. ariya (q. v.), cf. ayira
above], a worthy or venerable person, lord, master,
ofien used in voc. {see below
); Abh 725 (issaro +);
nom. ~o, MN II 149,6 (Yona-Kambojesu . . . dve va
ayyati; cf. ib. 166,13) = Pv-a 65,24; Dhp-a I 13,3 (bhante
amhākaṁ ~o kuhiṁ); II 95,2 (amhākaṁ ~o); Pv-a
145,14 (suttakena me ~o atthiko); Dhp-a II 82,21 (eko
~o samaṇa-dhammaṁ karonto nisinno bhavissati);
acc. ~aṁ passissāmi, Dhp-a I 163,8; 329,12 (amhā-
kaṁ); instr. ~ena saddhiṁ, Dhp-a I 18,8; Ud-a 156,30
(yadi ~ena ñātaṁ); gen. ~assa kira akkhī vāto vijjhati,
Dhp-a I 10,4; ~assa santikaṁ, ib. 117,19; ahaṁ mama
~assa bhikkhâhāraṁ dadeyyaṁ, Dhp-a I 329,11; na
ha nūn' amhākaṁ ~assa putte s(i)neho ajāyatha, Ja
VI 578,35* (said of a grandfather); cf. ayyaka; — nom.
pl.
~ā, Dhp-a I 291,β; II 94,11; Sp (IV) 842,16 ɔ—
kālakatā pitipitāmahā, explaining ayya-vosāṭitaka);
acc.pl. ~e, Ja V 138,20'(= 'ayire'); gen.pl. ~ānaṁ,
Thī 236; Dhp-a I 163,9; — f. ~ā (q. v. below); — the
vocative case is:
(a ) ayya, Ja I 221,30 (amhākaṁ kiṁ
cintesi ~a); 254,5 (dhanatthàya ~a); 279,1 (a wife to
her husband
); Dhp-a III 486,8 (do.); Ja I 398,2 (to a
messengef
); do, before another voc, Ps II 15,14 (~a
brāhmaṇa); ib. 16,31* (~a kosiya, otherwise Pj I 151,3*);
voc.pl. (α) ~ā, Ja I 397,15 (Mss ayyo); II 128,9; 415,24
= Dhp-a III 475,1; Dhp-a I 402,9; [(β) ayye, w. r. for
ayyo Ja III 270,20 (so Cks; Ee ayyā); 326,23 (Ce; v.ll.
ayyo & ayya); V 71,13 (for mâyyo)]. — (b) ayyo,
used for voc, sg. and pl., see Sadd 105,2-17*; Vin II
215,19 (a wife to her husband); Vin I 77,34-35 (a child
to his parents & vice versa
); ~o kiṁ karonto vicarasi,
Ja I 403,8; 1119,28 (v. l. ayya); 167,2 (or nom. sg.,
see above
); V 71,13* (mâyyo [C& mâyye] maṁ, bha-
(d)dan te [metre faulty; Bd Ee insert kari after maṁ
against Ct.], quoted Vism 303,27* [reading: mā! ayyo
'si me bha(d)dan te, mhṭ]); — to more persons: Vin
III 135,26; Vin I 71,37; 75,8; 76,11 (mâyyo evaṁ
avacuttha) ≠ SN IV 326,8 (mā ayyā, v.ll. ayyo,
ayye); Ja III 126,23 (imaṁ ~o sakuṇaṁ amhākaṁ
detha); VI 292,12*; 298,10*; alaṁ ~o, AN IV 188,1
(v. l. ayyā);— —(2) adj. m., worthy, venerable; Abh
333 (sabhyo c'ayyo [2. ed. câḍhyo] mahākulo); Vin II
191,30 (~o Devadatto); II 290,28 (amhākaṁ kira āca-
riyo ~o Anando); MN III 271,17 (~o Nandako); SN
II 219,8 (~ena Mahā-Kassapena); ib. 9 (~o Anando);
AN IV 264,4 (~o Anuruddho); Ud 5,14 (~o Sarhgā-
maji; opp. ayya-putta, Ud-a 72,17).