preposition accusative leaning on (in all fig. meanings) Cnd.368 (= upanissāya, ārammaṇaṃ ālambanaṃ karitvā).
- near, near by, on, at Ja.i.167 (pāsānapiṭṭhaṃ), Ja.i.221 (padumasaraṃ); Pv-a.24 (bāhā), Pv-a.134 (taṃ = with him).
- by means of, through, by one’s support, by way of Ja.i.140 (rājānaṃ: under the patronage of the k.); Ja.iv.137 (id.); Ja.ii.154 (tumhe); Mil.40 (kāyaṃ), Mil.253 (id.); Pv-a.27 (ye = yesaṃ hetu), Pv-a.154 (nadī˚ alongside of).
- because of, on account of, by reason of, for the sake of Ja.i.203 (amhe), Ja.i.255 (dhanaṃ), Ja.i.263 (maṃ); Pv-a.17 (kiṃ), Pv-a.67 (namaṃ), Pv-a.130 (taṃ)
■ Cp. nissaya, nissita.
ger. of nissayati, Sk. *niśrāya, BSk niśritya, ni + śri