intimation, giving to understand, information; begging or asking by intimation or hinting (a practice forbidden to the bhikkhu). Vin.i.72 (˚bahula, intent on …); Vin.iii.144 sq. (identical); Vin.iv.290 Ja.iii.72 (v. nāma na vaṭṭati, is improper) Vb.13 Vism.41 (threefold: nimitta˚, obhāsa˚, parikathā; as technical term, cp.
1201: medium of communication) Mil.343 Mil.370 Dhp-a.ii.21 (viññattiṁ katvā bhuñjituṁ na vaṭṭati) Pv-a.146
■ Two kinds of viññatti are generally distinguished, viz. kāya˚; and vacī˚; or intimation by body (gesture) and by voice: Dhs.665, Dhs.718; Mil.229 sq.; Vism.448, Vism.530, Vism.531. Cp. Cpd. 22, 264.