dog AN.i.48; AN.ii.122; Thig.509; Ja.i.175, Ja.i.189; Ja.ii.128, Ja.ii.246; Pv-a.151, Pv-a.206
■ rukkha˚ some sort of animal Ja.vi.538. fem. sunakhī a bitch Ja.iv.400
■ Names of some dogs in the Jātakas are Kaṇha (or Mahā˚) Ja.iv.183; Caturakkha Ja.iii.535; Jambuka Pingiya ibid.; Bhattabhuñjana Ja.ii.246. Cp. suvāṇa.
cp. Sk. śunaka; the BSk. form is also sunakha, e.g. Mvu.iii.361, Mvu.iii.369