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, m., 1. [dialectical] father (transformed after
mātu from a masculine corresponding to sa. attā
mother, cf. Homeric and Gothic atta; see Trengkner,
M I 567,18 ft.); bhikkhussa ~ māri bhikkhussa mātu
māri, M I 449,1 (= pita, Ps III 165,6); 2. [ts. < ādū]
a raft, MTD.