a platform to be used as a watchtower Vin.i.140; DN-a.i.209.
cp. see aṭṭaka
lawsuit, case, cause Vin.iv.224; Ja.ii.2, Ja.ii.75; Ja.iv.129 (˚ṃ vinicchināti to judge a cause), Ja.iv.150 (˚ṃ tīreti to see a suit through); Ja.vi.336.
cp. Sk. artha, see also attha 5 b
distressed, tormented afflicted; molested, plagued, hurt Snp.694 (+ vyasanagata Snp-a.489 ātura); Thig.439 (= aṭṭita Thag-a.270), 441 (= pīḷita Thag-a.271); Ja.iv.293 (= ātura C.); Vv.80#9 (attita upadduta Vv-a.311). Often-˚: iṇaṭṭa oppressed by debt MN.i.463; Mil.32; chāt˚ tormented by hunger Vv-a.76; vedan˚ afflicted by pain Vin.ii.61; Vin.iii.100; Ja.i.293; sūcik˚ (read for sūcikaṭṭha) pained by stitch Pv.iii.2#3.
- -ssara cry of distress Vin.iii.105; SN.ii.255; Ja.i.265 Ja.ii.117; Mil.357; Pv-a.285.
Sk. ārta, pp. of ardati, ṛd to dissolve, afflict etc.; cp. Sk. ārdra (= P. adda and alla); Gr. α ̓́ρδω to moisten α ̓́ρδα dirt. See also aṭṭīyati & aṭṭita