adjective like a cluster; in phrase massuṃ golomikaṃ kārāpeti “to have the beard trimmed into a ball-or cluster-shape Vin.ii.134. Bdhgh’s expln “like a goat’s beard” (cp Vin. Texts iii.138) is based on pop. etym. go + loma ika “cow-hair-like,” the discrepancy being that go does not mean goat.

inverted diaeretic form fr. Sk. gulma = P. gumba: viz. *golmika → *golmika → golomika