large (covered & enclosed) hall large room, house; shed, stable etc., as seen fr. foll examples: aggi˚; a hall with a fire Vin.i.25, Vin.i.49 = Vin.ii.210 āsana˚; hall with seats Dhp-a.ii.65; udapāna˚; a shed over the well Vin.i.139; Vin.ii.122; upaṭṭhāna˚ a service hall Vin.i.49, Vin.i.139; Vin.ii.153, Vin.ii.208, Vin.ii.210; SN.ii.280; SN.v.321; Ja.i.160 kaṭhina˚; a hall for the kaṭhina Vin.ii.117. kīḷa˚; playhouse Ja.vi.332; kutūhala˚; a common room DN.i.179; SN.iv.398. kumbhakāra˚; potter’s hall Dhp-a.i.39; gilāna˚ sick room, hospital SN.iv.210; Vism.259; jantāghāra˚ (large) bath room Vin.i.140; Vin.ii.122; dāna˚; a hall for donations Ja.i.262; dvāra˚; hall with doors MN.i.382 MN.ii.66; pāniya˚; a water-room Vin.ii.153; bhatta˚; refectory Vism.72; yañña˚; hall of sacrifice Pp-a 233; rajana˚ dyeing workshop Vism.65; ratha˚; car shed Dhp-a.iii.121; hatthi˚; an elephant stable Vin.i.277, Vin.i.345 Vin.ii.194; Ja.i.187.
cv. Vedic śālā, cp. Gr. καλία hut, Lat. cella cell, Ohg. halla, E. hall