nt. only in expression satta divasāni 7 days or a week Ja.iv.139; Mil.15) a day AN.i.206 (˚ṃ atināmeti); Ja.iii.52 (uposatha˚); Pv-a.31 (yāva sattadivasā a week long), Pv-a.74 (sattamo divaso) Usually in oblique cases adverbially, viz. acc. divasaṃ (during) one day, for one day, one day long AN.iii.304 AN.iv.317; Ja.i.279; Ja.ii.2; Dhp-a.iii.173 (taṃ d. that day) eka˚ one day Ja.i.58; Ja.iii.26; Pv-a.33, Pv-a.67
■ gen. divasassa (day) by day SN.ii.95 (rattiyā ca d. ca); Ja.v.162; DN-a.i.133
■ instr. divasā day by day Ja.iv.310; divasena (eka˚) on the same day Ja.i.59; sudivasena on a lucky day Ja.iv.210
■ loc. divase on a day: eka Ja.iii.391; jāta˚ on his birth-day Ja.iii.391; Ja.iv.138 dutiya˚ the next day Pv-a.12, Pv-a.13, Pv-a.17, Pv-a.31, Pv-a.80 etc.; puna id. Ja.i.278; Pv-a.19, Pv-a.38; sattame d. on the 7th day Snp.983; Mil.15; Pv-a.6; ussava˚ on the festive d. Vv-a.109; apara˚ on another day Pv-a.81. Also repeated divase divase day after day, every day Ja.i.87; Pv-a.3. abl. divasato from the day (-˚) Ja.i.50; DN-a.i.140.

  • -kara the “day-maker,” i.e. the sun (cp. divākara Vv-a.169, Vv-a.271;
  • -bhāga the day-part (opp. ratti˚ the night-part), day-time Mil.18 (˚ena); Pv-a.152 (˚ṃ), Pv-a.206 (˚e = divā);
  • -santatta heated the livelong day SN.i.169; MN.i.453; AN.iv.70, cp. Vin.i.225; Mil.325; cp diva˚

Sk. divasa; see diva