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Ti°,[Vedic tris,Av.priś,Gr.triζ,Lat.ter (fr.ters›*tris,cp.testis›*tristo,trecenti›*tricenti),Icl.prisvar,Ohg.driror] base of numeral three in compn; consisting of three,threefold; in numerical cpds.also= three (3 times).

--kaṭuka threefold spices (kaṭuka-bhaṇḍa) VvA.186; --gāvuta a distance of 3/4 of a league (i.e.about 2 miles),DhA.I,108 (less than yojana,more than usabha),131,396; II,43,61,64,69; III,202,269; VvA.227; B.on S.I,52 (sarīra); --catu three or four DhA.I,173; --cīvara (nt.) the 3 robes of a bhikkhu,consisting of:diguṇā saṅghāṭi,ekacciya uttarāsaṅga,ekacciya antaravāsaka Vin.I,289,296; II,302.ticīvarena avippavāsa Vin.I,109 sq.-- Vism.60,66; DhA.IV,23.--tālamattaṁ 3 palm-trees high DhA.II,62.--daṇḍa 1.a tripod as one of the requisites of a hermit to place the water-pot on (kuṇḍikā) J.I,8 (tidaṇḍakuṇḍikādike tāpasa-parikkhārā),9 (hanging from the kāja); II,317 (see tedaṇḍika).-- 2.part of a chariot A.IV,191 (v.l.daṇḍa only).--diva the 3 heavens (that is the Tāvatiṁsa heaven) D.II,167,272 (tidivûpapanna); S.I,96 (°ṁ ṭhānaṁ upeti),181 (ākaṅkha-māno °ṁ anuttaraṁ).--pada [cp.Vedic tripad or tripād,Gr.tri/pous,Lat.tripes:tripod] consisting of 3 feet or (in prosody) of 3 padas Sn.457 (w.ref.to metre Sāvittī); --(p)pala threefold Vism.339; --pallattha “turning in 3 ways,” i.e.skilled in all occupations (Kern,Toev.:zeer listig) J.I,163 (of miga; Com.expl.as lying on 3 sides of its lair); --piṭaka the 3 Piṭakas Vism.62,241; DhA.I,382; --peṭaka=tepiṭaka Miln.90; tipeṭakin at Vin.V,3; --maṇḍala (nt.) the 3 circles (viz.the navel & the 2 knees) Vin.II,213 (°ṁ paṭicchādento parimaṇḍalaṁ nivāsento); cp.Vin.Texts I.155; --yojana a distance of 3 leagues,i.e.20 miles,or fig.a long dist.; Vism.392 (tiyojanika setacchatta); DhA.II,41 (°magga); VvA.75 (°mattake vihāraṁ agamāsi); PvA.216 (sā ca pokkharaṇī Vesaliyā °mattake hoti); °satika 300 cubits long J.II,3; --loka the 3 worlds (i.e.kāma,rūpa,arūpa-loka) Sdhp.29,276,491 (cp.tebhūmaka); --vagga consisting of 3 divisions or books DA.I,2 (Dīghāgamo vaggato t.hoti); --(v)aṅgika having 3 aṅgas (of jhāna) Dhs.161; --vassika for the 3 seasons (-gandha-sālibhattaṁ bhuñjantā) DhA.II,9; J.I,66 (id.); --vidha 3 fold,of sacrifice (yañña) D.I,128,134,143; of aggi (fire) J.I,4 & Miln.97; Vism.147 (°kalyāṇatā).--visākha a three-forked frown on the forehead S.I,118; M.I,109; --sandhi consisting of 3 spaces J.VI,397 (tāya senāya Mithilā t.-parivāritā),expld as an army made up of elephants,chariots,cavalry,and infantry,with a space between each two.(Page 301)

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