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ava-lekhati

(or perhaps (in good texts) belter ava-
likhati)
, pr. 3 sg. [sa. ava + √likh], (a) to strip off the
bark; pot.
3 sg. avalekhana-satthakena ~eyya, Mp III
181,16 (Ee °likh°; — 'lekhaniyā likheyya'); — (b) to
clean oneself in the
vaccakuṭi; 3 pl. pharusena kaṭṭhena
(see avalekhana-kaṭṭha) avalekhanti, Vin II 221,33;
pot. 3 sg. nâvalekheyya, Khuddas XVI 4 ≠ Mula-s
V 9 [ ˇ ˇ - - ˇ ] ≠ Vin-vn 2936; grd. n. ~itabbaṁ,
Vin II 222,16; — (c) to shave, see olikhati (Th 169;
Thī 88); — (d) to smoothenÇl), do. (AN III 295,24; Mp). ava-lekhati