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alaṁ-kāra

, m. [ts.], (a) the act of decorating, (b)
ornament, decoration; sense of
[/bhūs (Sadd 442,2 & cf.
alaṁkaraṇa, vibhūsana), √pilandh (Sadd 395,2), √majj
(Sadd 531,12), do. of √vās o: √taṁs (Sadd 442,2);
Dhātup 315; Dhātum 468, 623; nom. ~o, Sadd 395,3*
(pilandhanaṁ+) ≠ Abh 283; (pacchimo, a), Ja I
60,4; Ja VI 488,20-27 (b; of an elephant); Pj I 22,12
(viya dhammo); Abhidh-av 89,15*; 104,10*; acc.
~am alabhamānā, Pj II 35,25; instr. ~ena, Vin III
16,25-27≠MN II 63,13-14; Vism 195,24 (= alaṁka-
raṇena, mhṭ); dat. ~āya, Paṭis I 47,30 (saṁvattanti;
Paṭis-a (Ee) (I) 227,15), quoted Vism 50,29; pl. ~ā,
Vv-a 167,2; instr, pl. ~ehi, Ja VI 12,16; 368,6 (sabbâ°);
397,19; Pv-a 74,29 (sabbâ°); Vv-a 166,30; 182,24
(sabbâ°); gen. pl. ~ānaṁ, AN IV 265,8; — Dhp-a
I 26,19 (saṭṭhisakaṭabhārâ~); Saddh 249 (sarâ°-vaṇ-
ṇâdi); — ifc. v. assâ° (Vv-a 78,25), itthâ° (AN IV
57,7), uracchadâ° (Ja V 409,26'), odātâ° (Vin I
231,35; DN II 96,9; AN III 239,15; IV 264,29),
kaṇṇa-cūlâ° (Ja VI 488,26), kaṇṇâ° (Ja V 409,27'),
kumbhâ° (Ja VI 488,25; Vv-a 182,26), cakkâ° (Ap
206.14 = Th-a(Co ) 116,12*), dibba-vatthâbharaṇâ°
(Pv-a 70,25), naṅguṭṭhâ° (Ja VI 488,28), nīlâ° (AN III
239,11, etc., see odātâ°), pītâ° (AN III 239,13, etc.,
see odātâ°). purisâ° (AN IV 57,10), bāhâ° (Pv-a 211,9),
bhujâ° (Vv-a 167,7), maggâ° (Ja VI 580,15; 581,9),
(mālā-)nānā° (AN V 271,19), lohavijjā-a° (Ja VI
396,29*), lohitakâ° (AN III 239,14, etc., see odātâ°),
vacanâ° (sense of 'pana' and 'tu': pt ad DN I 2,25
— pt ad MN I 161,26; Sadd 892,27,29; do. of viya,
gp ad Dhp-a III 125,11), vividhâ° (Vv-a 35,11 (°san-
nāha)), sīlâ° (Ud-a 282,9), sīsâ° (Sp (IV) 864,23),
suvaṇṇâ° (see sov°), seyyā-paccattharaṇâ° (dvan-
dva;
'Pv-a 23,12), soṇṇâ° (Ap 53,3 = Th-a (Ce) II
125,28*), sovaṇṇâ° (AN IV 393,20; Ja VI 504,1'),
sovatthikâ° (Ja VI 488,27), 1hatthâ° (Vv-a 167,7),
2hatthâ° (ɔ: hatthi-al°; Ja II 46,18; MpIII 369,11;
Vv-a 182,27); also in long bahuvrihi-cpd.s, e. g.,
Ps II 195,5; — —: °-kāraka, m(fn)., effecting or
bringing about
a°; m. ~o viya Buddho, Pj I 22,11; —
°cuṇṇa, n., cosmetic powder; Mhv-ṭ ad Mhv XI 30 ( =
'vaḍḍhamāna'); Sp-ṭ (Vmv) ad Sp I 75,10; — °-janita-
sobha-ragi(n)
, mfn., "lusting after beauty produced
by a°"
, Vism 194,9; — °-añjana, n., cosmetic oint-
ment;
~aṁ, Sv I 88,24 (= 'añjanaṁ'; pt: alaṁkārañja-
nam eva, na bhesajjaṁ) = Nidd-a ad Nidd I 380,10;
— °-tthambha, m. [sa. stambha], a column for
decoration;
pt ad Sv (II) 616,17 ('esika-tthambho' ti
indakhïlo, nagarasobhaṇo ~o); — °-daṇḍaka, m. [ts.],
a walking-stick for finery; acc. ~aṁ gahetvā vicaranti,
Sv I 89,6 (v. l. alaṁkata-); — °-dāna, n. = alaṁkā-
rânuppadāna (q. v.), Sv (III) 955,28; — °-nissaya,
m., title of a modern Burmese paraphrase of Subodh.,
Bode. Pali Lit. of Burma p. 95; —- °-paṭimaṇ-
ḍita
, mfn. [sa. prati-maṇḍita], decorated with orna-
ments; pl.
~ā, Ja VI 588,21 (sabbâ-); — °-paribho-
gûpaga
, mfn. (paribhoga + upaga), useful for orna-
ments and enjoyments; n.
~aṁ, Pj I 169,27; — °-pali-
bodha
, m. [cf. sa. parirodha and paribādha], impedi-
ments of
a°; ~o, Mil 11,7; — °-bhaṇḍaka, n. [sa.
bhāṇḍa(ka)], requisites for a°; — acc. ~aṁ, Dhp-a III
125,20 ≠ Ja II 166,15 (acc. pl. ~e); — °-ratha, m.,
a carriage of state;
yodha-ratho +, Ps II 194,9 foll. =
Spk III 118,29 foll.; — °-lola, mfn. [ts.], having
lust after
a°; f. pl. ~ā (purisa-lolā surā-lolā +), Ja I
338,28; — °-lolatā, f. abstr.; instr. ~āya (āhāra-
lolatāya+), Pj II 35,21-25; — °-vibhūsita, mfn.
(pp. of sa. vi + √bhūṣ), decked with ornaments; f.
(dibbâ°), Pv-a 46,9; — [°-sadisa, mfn, [sa. sadṛça];
f. ~ī, Vv-a 167,3, w. r. for alaṁkata-sadisī (Ce) = as
if adorned
]; -— °ânuppadāna, n. (alaṁkāra + sa.
anupradāna), a donation of a°; instr. ~ena, DN III
190,6 (= attano vibhavânurūpena alaṁkāra-dānena,
Sv); — °ûpavicāra, mfn. (alaṁkāra + upavicāra,
m.), thinking of, or intent on a°; f. itthī . . . purisâ-
dhippāyā ~ā, etc., AN III 363,16 (Mp: alaṁkāratthāya
mano upavicarati etissā ti).