- going out, proceeding from (abl.): dahato niggatā nadī (a river issuing from a lake) Pv-a.152.
- (= nigata? or = nis + gata “of ill fate”) destined, fateful; miserable unfortunate Pv-a.223 (˚kamma = punishment in expln of niyassa kamma, variant reading SS. nigaha for niggata; see also niya & niyata); Sdhp.165 (of niraya = miserable), cp niggatika & niggamana.
Sk. nirgata, see niggacchati