Bhamuka & Bhamukha

(f.) eyebrow Thig.232 = SN.i.132 pamukh- Ja.iv.18 (in expln of su-bbhū = su-bhamukhā in C. Fausböll puts “bhamuka”? Kern on this passage quotes BSk. bhrūmukha, see


s. v.); (aḷāra˚ for pamukha); Dhp-a.iii.102; Dhp-a.iv.90, Dhp-a.iv.197 = Ja.v.434; Snp-a.285.

cp. Vedic bhrū; the Pali word is possibly a compound of bhrū + mukha with dissimilation of first u to a