- (-˚) being caused by, having its reason through or from, conditioned by originating in Vb.390 (taṇhā˚ dhammā); Tikp.233 sq. Tikp.252 sq., Tikp.288 sq. & passim; Vb-a.200 sq., Vb-a.207 sq (sankhāra˚, avijjā˚ etc. with ref. to the constituents of the Paṭicca-samuppāda); Pv-a.19
- having a certain worth, price, being paid so much, dear Mhvs.27, Mhvs.23 (a ˚ṃ kammaṃ unpaid labour); Dhp-a.i.398 (nahāna-cuṇṇa ˚ṃ catu-paṇṇāsa-koṭi dhanaṃ, as price), Dhp-a.ii.154 (pattha-pattha-mūlakā bhikkhā); Dhp-a.iii.296 (kiṃ mūlakaṃ how dear?).
(nt.) = mūla, i.e. root bulb, radish, only in cpd. mūlaka-kanda radish (-root Ja.iv.88, Ja.iv.491; Dhp-a.iv.78
■ See also pulaka.