sadda

  1. sound, noise DN.i.79, DN.i.152; DN.iii.102 sq., DN.iii.146, DN.iii.234 DN.iii.244 sq., DN.iii.269, DN.iii.281; MN.iii.56, MN.iii.267; AN.iii.30 sq.; AN.iv.91, AN.iv.248; Ja.i.3 (ten sounds); Snp.71; Vism.408 (var. kinds); Dhs.621 (udaka˚); Dhp-a.ii.7 (udrīyana˚); defined at Vism.446 (“sota-paṭihanana-lakkhaṇa,” etc.) & at Vb-a.45 (“sappatī ti saddo, udāhariyatī ti attho”).
  2. voice Ja.ii.108.
  3. word Vin.i.11; Iti.114; Dhp-a.i.15 (itthi˚) Vb-a.387 (in nirutti); Snp-a.261, Snp-a.318, Snp-a.335.
  • -kovida a grammarian or phonetician Snp-a.321
  • -dhātu element of sound Dhs.707.
  • -naya science of grammar, etymology Kp-a.107.
  • -bheda word analysis Vism.519 sq.
  • -vidū a grammarian Snp-a.169.
  • -vedhin shooting by sound Mhvs.23, Mhvs.85.
  • -sattha science of words, grammar Snp-a.266.
  • -siddhi analysis or correct formation of a word, grammatical explanation Snp-a.304 Snp-a.551.

cp. late Vedic śabda; BSk. śabda as nt. at Avs.i.3