miñja

miñjā (f.) marrow, pith, kernel Vin.i.25 (in sequence chavi, camma, maṃsa, nahāru, aṭṭhi, miñjā); Vism.235 (id.); Kp iii. (aṭṭhi˚, f. cp. Kp-a.52, nt.); Ja.iv.402 (tāla˚ pith of the palm); Mhvs.28. 28 (panasa˚, f. kernels of the seeds of the jak-fruit).

  • -rāsi heap of marrow Vism.260 (= matthalunga).

Vedic majjan (fr. majj?); on form see Geiger.

Pali Grammar

§ 9#1, & cp. Pischel, Prk. Gr. §§ 74, 101