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aritta

, n. [sa. aritra], a punting pole (of bamboo,
Pj II 330,23), the complement to the oar piya [cf. ÇBr
IV 2,5,10] (a) in rowing boats, and, (β) seemingly in
ships also
(kūpayaṭṭhika, piya and aritta symbolic
as votive offerings:
Mhv XIX 70); — (α) Abh 667
(= kenipāto) ≠ Am-k 110,13; ariyati tena nāvā ti
~aṁ pājana-daṇḍo, mhṭ ad Vism 279,21; instr, piyen'
~ena, Sn 321 (Pj: piyenā ti dabba-padarena, ~enā
ti veḷu-daṇḍena); ~ena vā piyena vā pājeti (scil.
nāvaṁ), Sp (II) 333,26; Ja IV 479,3' (arittena [ =
upatthambhana-~ena, pt] uppīḷento, piyena [= nāvā-
pājana-piyena, pt] kaḍḍhanto); vinā ~ena na sakkā
ṭhapetum (scil. nāvaṁ), As 199,30 — Vism 194,17
2aritta= rudder, aritta = helm); — °-bala, n., the power
of the pole; instr.
~en' eva nāvā tiṭṭhati, As 199,29
— Vism 194,16; (= pājana-daṇḍa-balena, mhṭ; riti-
daṇḍehi balayen, sn); — °-yaṭṭhi, f. (cf. kūpa-
yaṭṭhi(ka) and the like), i. q. aritta; pl. ~īni(!), pt ad
Ja IV 21,1 (see below); — °-ûpatthambhana, n. the
staying
(power) of the pole, Sp (II) 420,11 = Vism
279,21 (etym, in mhṭ, see above);— —ifc. v. piyâ°
dvandva, n. oar-and-pole, rowing and punting imple-
ment
, SN I 103,20* (Spk I 169,22-26); AN II 201,25-30
(Mp III 182,1); Ja IV 21,1 (pt; piyârittānī ti piyāni
ca aritta-yaṭṭhīni ca); 164,9'.