adjective (-˚) speaking, reciting Snp.850 (manta˚; a reciter of the Mantras, one who knows the M. and speaks accordingly, i.e. speaking wisely, explained by Snp-a.549 as “mantāya pariggahetvā vācaṃ bhāsitā”); Dhp.363 (id.; explained as “mantā vuccati paññā tāya pana bhaṇana-sīlo” Dhp-a.iv.93)
ativela˚ speaking for an excessively long time, talking in excess Ja.iv.247, Ja.iv.248.

fr. bhaṇati