excrements, faeces, dung. As food for Petas frequently mentioned in Pv; (cp. Stede, Peta Vatthu 24 sq.), as a decoction of dung also used for medicinal purposes (Vin.i.206 e.g.). Often combination with mutta (urine): Pv.i.9#1; Pv-a.45, Pv-a.78; DN-a.i.198.

  • -kaṭāha an iron pot for defecation Vin.iv.265.

  • -kalala dung & mire Ja.iii.393;

  • -kīḷana playing with excrements Vism.531.

  • -kūpa a privy (cp. karīsa) MN.i.74; Snp.279; Pv.ii.3#16; Pp.36; Ja.vi.370; Vism.54.

  • -khādaka living on faeces Ja.ii.211 (˚pāṇaka) Pv-a.266;

  • -gata having turned to dung Iti.90;

  • -gandhin smelling of excrements Pv.ii.3#15;

  • -ṭṭhāna a place for excrementation Thag.1153;

  • -naraka = foll. Vism.501;

  • -kaṭāha an iron pot for defecation Vin.iv.265.

  • -pāṇa an insect living on excrement (= ˚khādakapāṇa) Ja.ii.209, Ja.ii.212;

  • -bhakkha feeding on stercus MN.iii.168; Pv-a.192; Dhp-a.ii.61

  • -bhānin of foul speech AN.i.128; Pp.29 (Kern,


    s. v. corrects into kūṭa˚?).

Sk. gūtha; probably to Lat. bubino, see Walde, Lat. Wtb. s. v.