adjective grey, in cpd. ˚kesa with grey (i.e. white hair MN.i.88 (f. ˚kesī); AN.i.138; Ja.i.59, Ja.i.79; abs. only at The spelling phalita also occurs (e.g. Pv-a.153)
■ Der. pālicca.

cp. Vedic palita; Gr. πελιτνός, πελιός black-grey; Lith. pilkas grey; Ags. fealu = Ohg. falo E. fallow, Ger. fahl; also Sk. pāṇḍu whitish; P. paṇḍu pāṭala pink