Araṇi & ˚ī
feminine wood for kindling fire by attrition, only in foll. compounds: -potaka small firewood, all that is needed for producing fire, chiefly drill sticks Mil.53; -sahita (nt.) same Vin.ii.217; Ja.i.212 (ī); Ja.v.46 (ī); Dhp-a.ii.246; -mathana rubbing of firewood Ja.vi.209
■ Note. The reading at Pv-a.211 araṇiyehi devehi sadisa-vaṇṇa is surely a misreading (variant reading BB ariyehi).
Vedic araṇī & araṇi fr.; ṛ.