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Vaḍḍhaki,(&Vaḍḍhakī) [cp.Epic & Class.Sk.vardhaki & vardhakin; perhaps from vardh to cut:see vaddheti] a carpenter,builder,architect,mason.On their craft and guilds see Fick,Sociale Gliederung 181 sq.; Mrs.Rh.D.Cambridge Hist.Ind.I.206.-- The word is specially characteristic of the Jātakas and other popular (later) literature J.I,32,201,247; II,170; VI,332 sq.432; Ap.51; DhA.I,269; IV,207; Vism.94; PvA.141; Mhbv 154.--iṭṭha° a stonemason Mhvs 35,102; nagara° the city architect Miln.331,345; brāhmaṇa° a brahmin carpenter J.IV,207; mahā° chief carpenter,master builder Vism.463.In metaphor taṇhā the artificer lust DhA.III,128.

--gāma a carpenter village J.II,18,405; IV,159.(Page 595)
Pali-Dictionary Vipassana Research Institute
vaḍḍhaki:An artisan,carpenter; mason
U Hau Sein’s Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္(ဦးဟုတ္စိန္)
vaḍḍhaki:ဝၯကိ (ပ)

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