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Pota, aka: Potali, Potala, Potana, Poṭa, Potā; 4 Definition(s)

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Potā (पोता).—One of the 16 Ṛtviks for a yajña; created from the belly of Nārāyaṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 167. 9.
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Poṭa, (fr. sphuṭ) a bubble J. IV, 457 (v. l. poṭha). See also phoṭa. (Page 474)

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1) Pota, 3 (etym. ?) a millstone, grindstone, only as nisada° Vin. I, 201; Vism. 252. (Page 474)

2) Pota, 2 (Epic Sk. pota; dial. form for plota (?), of plu) a boat Dāvs. V, 58; VvA. 42. (Page 474)

3) Pota, 1 (cp. Epic Sk. pota, see putta for etym. ) the young of an animal J. II, 406 (°sūkara); Cp. I. 102 (udda°); SnA 125 (sīha°). (Page 474)

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pota : (m.) 1. the young of an animal; 2. a sprout or offshoot; 3. a ship's boat.

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A city in Kasirattha, the capital of the Assaka king. J.ii.155f.; J.iii.3; see also VvA.259.

It was probably near the residence of Bavari (see SNA.ii.581).

Added: 12.Apr.2009 | Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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