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Avant[ī/i]

, f. sg. or m. pl. [ts.], (1) f. name of a city
and a country
(= Ujjenī, sa. Ujjayinī); Abh 184; Sadd
205,15; 263,3; abl. ~iyā, SN IV 288,2-3 (Spk: Avanti-
dakkhiṇāpathe ~ °-ito); — (2) m. pl. the people of the
A°-country, or of a certain southern district, perhaps a
colony from
A°, see below °-dakkhiṇāpatha (cf. Rhys
Davids, Buddhist India p. 28—30); gen. pl. ~īnaṁ,
DN II 235,20* (Māhissatī ~, their capital, cf. Sn 1011
[& Mvu III 208,18* v. l.)]; AN I 213,4 = IV 252,8 =
256,20 = 261,1; loc.pl. ~īsu viharati (scil. Mahā-
Kaccāno), SN III 9,13 (Spk: Avanti-dakkhiṇāpatha-
saṁkhāte Avanti-raṭṭhe) = 12,30 = Vin I 194,18
foll. ≠ Dhp-a II 176,7; do. SN IV 115,3 (Kurara-
ghare) = AN V 46.14 = Ud 59,3 (Ud-a); cf. 58,4
°-dakkhiṇāpatho) ≠ Dhp-a IV 101,7 ≠ SN IV
116,30 (Makarakaṭe; Spk); Ja IV 397,3*; Mhv-ṭ
159,29; — [Avantikā, m. pl., prob. w. r. for Āvanti-
kā, Mhv-ṭ 159,29]; — °-janapada, m. = Avanti (1);
loc. ~e, Dhp-a IV 101,7; — °-dakkhiṇā-patha, m.,
the Southern
Avanti (see above); ~o appabhikkhuko
hoti, Vin I 195,5 foll. = Ud 58,4 (v. /.); loc. ~e, Vin
I 196,1 foll.; Ja III 463,16 (Avantī°); Spk III 92,5 (ad
SN IV 288,2-3; cf. Spk II 258,19 ad SN III 9,13); —
°-dakkhiṇā-pathaka, mfn., living in A°-d-°; pl.
bhikkhū, Vin II 299,7; gen. pl. ~ānaṁ, ib. 298,23;
— °-putta, m., a prince in A°; rājā Madhuro ~o, MN
II 83,18,23(= Avanti-raṭṭherañño dhītāyaputto, Ps);
— °-pura, n., the town Ā°; loc. ~e, Gv 67,29; — —
°-mahārāja(n), m., the king of A°; ~ā, Ja IV
390,14 (in Ujjenī); °-raṭṭha, n., the kingdom of A°;
~aṁ, Ja V 318,6'; Mhv XIII 8 (Mhv-t 324,24); Mhbv
98,21; loc. ~e Ujjeniyaṁ, Ja IV 390,14; 397,27 (Ujje-
ni-nagare); Gv 66,14 (do.); Ja V 133,24 (Dakkhinā-
pathe); Ud-a 307,1 (= 'Avantīsu'); Spk II 258,'20
(do.); Ps III 319,13; — — Ifc. v. Assakâ° (~iṁ, Ja
V 317,24* = Assaka-raṭṭhaṁ vā °-raṭṭhaṁ vā, Ct.; cf.
sa.
Āvanty-Açmakāh, Ganapātha ad Pan VI 2,37,
and Sv (II) 637,9 ad DN II 200,6; see also Rhys
Davids Buddhist India p. 27 ad Sn 977 (Assakassa
visaye; Pj)). Avantī