pūga

Pūga1

neuter heap, quantity; either as n. with gen or as adj. = many, a lot Snp.1073 (pūgaṃ vassānaṃ bahūni vassāni Cnd.452); Pv.iv.7#9 (pūgāni vassāni) Vb-a.2 (khandhaṭṭha, piṇḍ˚, pūg˚).

etym.? cp. Vedic pūga in meaning of both pūga1 & pūga2

Pūga2

masculine corporation, guild Vin.ii.109, Vin.ii.212; Vin.iv.30, Vin.iv.78, Vin.iv.226, Vin.iv.252; MN.iii.48; AN.iii.300; Ud.71 Pp.29 (= seṇi Pp-a 210).

  • -āyatana guild’s property Ja.vi.108 (= pūga-santaka dhana C.).
  • -gāmaṇika superintendant of a guild guildmaster AN.iii.76.
  • -majjhagata gone into a guild AN.i.128 = Pp.29; Snp-a.377.

see preceding

Pūga3

the betel-palm, betel nut tree Ja.v.37 (˚rukkha-ppamāṇaṃ ucchu-vanaṃ).

Class. Sk. pūga