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ava-tāra

, m. [ts.], 1., descent (from above), a
landing place, a fissure
, Abh 981 (= avataraṇa-
titthasmiṁ vivare 'py atha); — 2. introduction,
manual, primer;
ifc. v. Abhidhammâ° (q. v.), Bālâ°
(name of a grammar by Dhammakitti (Piṭ-sm § 407:
Saddhammakitti; Gv 62,5-9 (71,26-30?): Vācissara);
see Geiger 46,5 & Franke, Geschichte u. Kritik p. 24;
printed editions: Colombo 1869 & 1892, Pæliyagoda
1902); Bālâvatāraṭīkā (by Uttama), Piṭ-sm § 408;
the old sanne (Gaḍalādeni-sannaya), Colombo 1917.