1. street, way, road, path, track AN.v.347, AN.v.350 sq.; Vv.83#6; Ja.i.158 (garden path); Ja.v.350 (dve vīthiyo gahetvā tiṭṭhati, of a house); Ja.vi.276 (v and raccha); Dhp-a.i.14; Vv-a.31; Pv-a.54. -antaravīthiyaṃ (loc.) in the middle of the road Ja.i.373; Pv-a.96. -sabhāga share of road Ja.i.422; -siṅghāṭaka crossroad Dhp-a.iv.4
    ■ Of the path of the stars and heavenly bodies Ja.i.23; Vv-a.326
    ■ Various streets (roads paths) are named either after the professions carried on in them, e.g. dantakāra˚; street of ivory-workers Ja.i.320; pesakāra˚; weaver st. Dhp-a.i.424; bhatakāra˚ soldier st. Dhp-a.i.233
    ■ or after the main kind of traffic frequenting these, e.g. nāga˚; elephant road Vv-a.316; miga˚; animal rd. Ja.i.372
    ■ or after special occasions (like distinguished people passing by this or that road), e.g. buddha˚; the road of the Buddha Dhp-a.ii.80; rāja˚; King st. Thag-a.52; Mhvs.20, Mhvs.38.
  2. (t.t in psychology) course, process (of judgment, senseperception or cognition, cp. Cpd. 25, 124, 241 (vinicchaya˚), 266
    ■ Vism.187 (kammaṭṭhāna˚); Kp-a.102 (viññāṇa˚). -citta process of cognition (lit. processed cognition) Vism.22; Dhs-a.269.

cp. Epic Sk. vīthi, to Idg. *ṷei̯ā- to aim at, as in Lat. via way, Sk. veti to pursue; Lat. venor to hunt Gr. ει ̓́σατο he went