1. (adj.) happening, going on, procedure, resulting Thig.220 (assu ca pavattaṃ taken by Mrs. Rh. D. as “tears shed”); Thag-a.179; Pv-a.35, Pv-a.83 (gāthāyo), Pv-a.120, esp. with ref. to natural products as “that which comes,” i.e. normal, natural raw; -phala ready or natural, wild fruit (gained without exertion of picking), in compounds -phalika Snp-a.295 sq. -bhojana (adj.) Ja.i.6; Ja.iii.365; Vism.422, and, -bhojin one who lives on wild fruit (a certain class of ascetics tāpasā) DN.i.101; MN.i.78, MN.i.343; AN.i.241; AN.ii.206; cp DN-a.i.269 sq. & Snp-a.295, Snp-a.296.; -maṃsa fresh or raw meat (flesh) Vin.i.217 (cp. Vin. Texts ii.81).
  2. (nt. “that which goes on,” i.e. the circle or whirl of existence Mil.197, Mil.326 (cp. Mil translation ii.200 “starting afresh in innumerable births,” quot. fr. C.), opp appavatta freedom from Saṃsāra, i.e. Nibbāna ibid
  3. founded on, dealing with, relating to, being in SN.iv.115 (kuraraghare p. pabbata); DN-a.i.92 (ādinaya˚), DN-a.i.217 (˚pīti-sukha being in a state of happiness).

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