remainder, remaining part; only in compounds an˚; (adj.) without any remainder i.e. fully, completely MN.i.220 = AN.v.347 (˚dohin); AN.i.20 sq., AN.i.88; Snp.146; Pp.17; Dhs.363 Dhs.553; Snp-a.417 (˚pharaṇa); Pv-a.71 (˚ato, adv. altogether not leaving anything out); & sāvasesa leaving something over, having something left AN.i.20 sq., AN.i.88; Pv.iii.5#5 (jīvita˚ having still a little life left).

Sk. avaśeṣa, fr. ava + śiṣ, cp. avasissati


adjective remaining, left Snp.694 (āyu avaseso); Ja.iii.19; Vb.107 (taṇhā ca avasesā ca kilesā) Pv-a.19 (avasesā ca ñātakā the rest of the relatives), Pv-a.21 (avasesā parisā), Pv-a.201 (aṭṭhi-tacamatt’ âvasesa-sarīra with a body on which nothing but skin & bones were left), Pv-a.206 (aṭṭhi-sanghātamatt;’ âvasesa-sarīra)
■ nt. (as pred.) -ṃ what is left Pv-a.52 (app’ avasesaṃ); Kp-a.245 (n’ atthi tesaṃ avasesaṃ).

see prec.