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Tayo, 2 Definition(s)

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Tayo, (f. tisso, nt. tīṇi; Vedic traya, trī & trīṇi; Gr. treίs, tria; Lat. trēs, tria; Goth. preis, prija; Ohg. drī; E. three, etc. ) num. card. three. Nom. Acc. m. tayo (Sn. 311), & tayas (tayas su dhammā Sn. 231, see KhA 188) f. tisso (D. I, 143; A. V, 210; It. 99) nt. tīṇi (A. I, 138, etc.), also used as absolute form (eka dve tīṇi) Kh III, (cp. KhA 79 & tīṇi lakkhaṇā for lakkhaṇāni Sn. 1019); Gen. m. nt. tiṇṇaṃ (J. III, 52, 111, etc.), f. tissannaṃ; Instr. tīhi (ṭhānehi Dh. 224, vijjāhi It. 101); Loc. tīsu (janesu J. I, 307; vidhāsu Sn. 842).—In composition & derivation: ti in numerical cpds. : tidasa (30) q. v.; tisata (300) Sn. 566 (brāhmaṇā tisatā); 573 (bhikkhavo tisatā); tisahassa (3000) Pv. II, 951 (janā °ā); in numerical derivations: tiṃsa (30), tika (triad), tikkhattuṃ (thrice); tidhā (threefold).—In nominal cpds. : see ti° te (a) in numerical cpds. : terasa (SnA 489; DhsA. 333; VvA. 72: terasī the 13th day) & teḷasa (S. I, 192 Sn. pp. 102, 103) (13) (Sk. trayodaśa, Lat. tredecim); tevīsa (23) VvA. 5; tettiṃsa (33) J. I, 273; DhA. I, 267; tesaṭṭhi (63) PvA. 111 (Jambudīpe tesaṭṭhiyā nagarasahassesu). ‹-› (b) in nominal cpds. : see te°. (Page 297)

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tayo : (nom. plu. of ti) three (persons).

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