Aggala, aka: Aggaḷa; 2 Definition(s)

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aggala : (nt.) bolt; latch.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Aggaḷa, & Aggaḷā (f.) (also occasionally with l.) (cp. Sk. argala & argalā to *areg to protect, ward off, secure etc., as in Ags. reced house; *aleg in Sk. rakṣati to protect, Gr. a)lέcw id., Ags. ealh temple. Cp. also *areq in Gr. a)rkέw = Lat. arceo, Orcus, Ohg rigil bolt.) a contrivance to fasten anything for security or obstruction: 1. a bolt or cross-bar Vin.I, 290; D.I, 89 (°ṃ ākoteṭi to knock upon the cross-bar; a. = kavāṭa DA.I, 252); A.IV, 359 (id.); S.IV, 290; A.I, 101 = 137 = IV, 231. (phusit° with fastened bolts, securely shut Th.1, 385 (id.); Vin.IV, 47; J. V.293 (°ṃ uppīḷeti to lift up the cross-bar. — 2. a strip of cloth for strengthening a dress etc., a gusset Vin.I, 290 (+ tunna), 392 (Bdhgh on MV VIII, 21, 1); J.I, 8 (+ tunna) VI, 71 (°ṃ datvā); Vin.IV, 121.

—dāna putting in a gusset J.I, 8. —phalaka the post or board, in which the cross-bar is fixed (cp. °vaṭṭi) M.III, 95. —vaṭṭi = °phalaka Vin.II, 120, 148. —sūci bolting pin M.I, 126. (Page 4)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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