1. ripe (opp. āma raw, as Vedic; and apakka) and also “cooked, boiled, baked” SN.i.97 (opp. āmaka); SN.iv.324 (˚bhikkhā); Snp.576; Ja.v.286
    ■ nt. pakkaṃ that which is ripe, i.e. a fruit, ripe fruit Pp.44, Pp.45; often in connection with amba˚ i.e. a (ripe) mango fruit Ja.ii.104 Ja.ii.394; Pv.iv.12#3; Dhp-a.iii.207; Pv-a.187
    ■ apakka unripe Pp-a 225; Sdhp.102
  2. ripe for destruction overripe, decaying, in phrase -gatta (adj.) having a decaying body, with putrid body [BSk. pakvagātra Divy.82], combined with arugatta at MN.i.506; SN.iv.198; Mil.357 (cp. Mil trsl. ii.262), Mil.395.
  3. heated, glowing Dpvs.i.62.
  • -āsaya receptacle for digested food, i.e. the abdomen (opp. āmāsaya) Vism.260, Vism.358; Kp-a.59.
  • -odana (adj. having cooked one’s rice Snp.18 (= siddhabhatta Snp-a.27), cp. Ja.iii.425.
  • -jjhāna “guessing at ripeness,” i.e. foretelling the number of years a man has yet to live in list of forbidden crafts at DN.i.9, explained at DN-a.i.94 as “paripāka-gata-cintā.”
  • -pakka ripe fruit Kp-a.59
  • -pūva baked cake Ja.iii.10.
  • -vaṇṇin of ripe appearance Pp.44, Pp.45, cp. Pp-a 225.
  • -sadisa ripe-like, appearing ripe Pp-a 225.

Ved. pakva, a pp. formation of pac to cook, Idg. *peqṷo = Lat. coquo “cook,” Av. pac-, Obulg pekaͅ, Lith. kepû, Gr. πέσσω, ἀρτοκόπος baker, πέπων ripe; also pp. of pacati pakta = Gr. πεπτός, Lat. coctus