the hilt or handle of a sword or other weapons, a sword AN.iii.152; Ja.iii.221 (= sword); Mil.178; Dhp-a.ii.249 (˚mūla); Dhp-a.iv.66 (asi˚)
■ tharusmiṃ sikkhati to learn the use of a sword Vin.ii.10; Mil.66.

  • -ggaha one who carries a sword-(handle) Mil.331 (dhanuggaha + ; not in corresponding list of occupations at DN.i.51);
  • -sippā training in swordsmanship Ud.31.

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