disregard, disrespect, contempt Dhp-a.ii.52 (+ atimāna) Cp. foll. & see also; avamāna.
fr. o + man, think. The Sk. avamāna is later
at Ja.ii.443 we read ucce sakuṇa omāna meaning ʻOh bird, flying high’. With the present material we see no satisfactory solution of this puzzle. There is a Burmese correction which is at variance with the commentary “flying”, the variant reading BB is ḍemāna (fr. ḍī). C. explains by caramāna gacchamāna. Müller, P. Gr. 99 proposes to read ḍemāna for omāna.