greed. Its connection with craving and worldly attachment is often referred to. Kāmesu g˚ SN.i.73; Snp.152; AN.iii.312 sq. (gedho pañcann’ etaṃ kāmaguṇānaṃ adhivacanaṃ). gedhataṇhā SN.i.15 (variant reading kodha˚); Snp.65, Snp.945, Snp.1098; Thig.352 Cnd.231; Dhs.1059 (under lobha), Dhs.1136; Ne.18; Dhp-a.i.366; Pv-a.107. -agedhatā freedom from greed Mil.276
■ See also gedhi & paligedha.
Vedic gṛdhyā, cp. gijjhati
a cave AN.i.154 = AN.iii.128 (the latter passage has rodha, cp. variant reading under gedhi).
= geha? Kern