chāta

adjective hungry Ja.i.338; Ja.ii.301; Ja.v.69; Pv.ii.1#13 (= bubhukkhita, khudāya abhibhūta Pv-a.72 Pv.ii.9#36 (jighacchita Pv-a.126); Pv-a.62; Vv-a.76; Mil.253; Mhvs.vii.24. Cp. pari˚.

  • -ajjhatta with hungry insides Ja.i.345; Ja.ii.203; Ja.v.338 Ja.v.359; Dhp-a.i.125; Dhp-a.i.367 (chātak’); Dhp-a.iii.33, Dhp-a.iii.40.
  • -kāla time of being hungry.

cp. Sk. psāta from bhas (*bhsā), Gr. ψώξω; see Walde, Lat. Wtb. under sabulum & cp. bhasman probably Non-Aryan