heir MN.i.86 = Cnd.199; SN.i.69, SN.i.90; SN.iv.72; AN.iii.72 sq.; Ja.iii.181; Ja.vi.151; Kp.viii.5. Often fig. with kamma˚; one who inherits his own deeds (see kamma 3 A b & compounds): MN.i.390 sq.; AN.v.289; & as; dhamma˚; (spiritual heir) opposed to āmisa (material h.): MN.i.12; Iti.101; also as dhamma˚ DN.iii.84 as brahma˚; MN.ii.84; DN.iii.83
■ adāyāda not having an heir SN.i.69; Ja.v.267. See dāyajja & dāyādaka.
Sk. dāyāda = dāya + ā-da receiving the (son’s) portion, same formation on ground of sam̊e idea as Lat heres = *ghero + ē-do receiver of what is left: see Brugmann Album Kern p. 29 sq.