adjective noun returning, coming back, one who returns, in spec. meaning of one who comes back in transmigration, syn. with āgāmin (an˚), only in neg. anāvattin not returning, a non-returner, with -dhamma not liable to return at DN.i.156; DN.iii.132; SN.v.346, SN.v.357, SN.v.376, SN.v.406; MN.i.91; DN-a.i.313.
fr. āvatta, cp. āvaṭṭin in diff. meaning