adjective put down, put into, applied, settled; laid down, given up renounced. As ˚-often in the sense of a prep. without, e.g. ˚daṇḍa ˚sattha without stick & sword (see daṇḍa…) DN.i.70 (˚paccāmitta); Pv.iv.3#26 (su˚ well applied); Pv-a.252 (bhasma-nihita thrown into the ashes); Sdhp.311.
Sk. nihita, pp. of ni + dhā, see dahati