- to make fall, drop, throw off SN.i.197 (sakuṇo rajaṃ); Ja.i.93 (udakaṃ); Mil.305 (sāraṃ).
- to bring to fall Ja.v.198; Mil.187.
- to kill, destroy, cut off (the head) Ja.i.393; Ja.iii.177; Pv-a.31 Pv-a.115
pp pātita. Caus. ii. pātāpeti (q.v.)
■ Cp abhi˚. Note. In meaning 3 it would be better to assume confusion with pāṭeti (for phāṭeti = Sk. sphāṭayati to split [ sphuṭ = (s)phal ], see phāleti & phāṭeti In the same sense we find the phrase; kaṭṭhaṃ pāteti to split firewood MN.i.21 (MA ereti), besides phāleti.
Caus. of pat