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ava-caraka

or o-caraka, m(fn)., [see avaca-
rati, and cf. sa. avacārayati, anv-ava-har°, ny-ava-
car° abhyavacara], being active (within a country,
etc.
) in an obtrusive or secret way, viz. as a robber
(a; cora+) or as a spy (b; ɔ: cara-purisa]; m. ~o,
Vin III 47,32—52,36' (b; bhaṇḍaṁ ocaritvā ācikkha-
ti, itthannāmaṁ bhaṇdaṁ avaharā ti; Sp(II) 365,14);
m. pl. corā ocarakā, MN I 129,15 = 186,12 (a; Ps II
102,5: avacarakā heṭṭhā-carakā, nīcakamma-kārakā ti
attho); do. Ud 66,5 (= heṭṭhā-carakā . . . nihīna-
kammattā [for kammantattā? cf. ib. 20-21], athavā
'ocarakā' ti cara-purisā, Ud-a 333,21 foll.) — SN I
79,8 (v. l. carā ocarakā; Spk I 150,17: heṭṭhā-carakā,
corā hi pabbatamatthakena carantā pi heṭṭhā-carakā
va honti); — ava-caraka-manussa, m., id.( b); acc.
pl.
~e, Th-a in Th Trsl. 189 n.8 - Th-a (C) 403,19
(ocarake manusse). ava-caraka