fall, a heap of things fallen; only in cpd. paṇṇa˚; a heap of fallen leaves MN.i.21 (= paṇṇa-kacavara MN-a.i.120); Ja.ii.271.

most likely = Sk. śada (fall), fr. śad to fall; Kern


s. v. equals it to Sk. sūta (or sṛta) of sṛ; (or su) to run (to impel), as in ussaṭa and visaṭa. The Dhtm (789) gives a root saṭ; in meaning of “visaraṇa,” i.e. profusion, diffusion (cp. visaṭa)