gambling, playing at dice DN.i.7 (˚ppamādaṭṭhāna cp. DN-a.i.85)≈; DN-a.iii.182, DN-a.186 (id.); Ja.i.290; Ja.iii.198 Ja.vi.281; Dhp-a.ii.228. -ṃ kīḷati to play at d. Ja.i.289 Ja.iii.187
■ See also dūta2.
- -gīta a verse sung at playing dice (for luck) Ja.i.289 Ja.i.293;
- -maṇḍala dice board (= phalaka Ja.i.290) Ja.i.293
- -sālā gambling hall Ja.vi.281.
Sk. dyūta pp. of div, dīvyati, P. dibbati to play at dice