past participle that which is not given, freq. in phrase adinn’ ādāna (BSk. adattādāna Divy.302 seizing or grasping that which is not given to one i.e. stealing, is the 2nd of the ten qualifications of bad character or sīla (dasa-sīla see sīla ii.). Vin.i.83 (˚ā veramaṇī); DN.i.4 (= parassa haraṇaṃ theyyaṃ corikā ti vuttaṃ hoti DN-a.i.71); DN.iii.68 sq., DN.iii.82, DN.iii.92, DN.iii.181 sq.; MN.i.361; Iti.63; Kp ii., cp. Kp-a.26
■ adinnādāyin he who takes what is not given, a thief; stealing, thieving (cp. BSK. adattādāyika Divy.301, Divy.418) Vin.i.85; DN.i.138 Sdhp.78.
a + dinna