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Velāmika,(adj.) [velāma+ika,the word velāma probably a district word] “belonging to Velāma,” at D.II,198 used as a clan-name (f.Velāmikānī),with vv.ll.Vessinī & Vessāyinī (cp.Velāma Np.combd with Vessantara at VbhA.414),and at D.II,333 classed with khujjā vāmanikā & komārikā (trsln “maidens”; Bdhgh:“very young & childish”:see Dial.II.359); v.l.celāvikā.They are some sort of servants,esp.in demand for a noble’s retinue.See also Np.Velāma (the V.‹-› sutta at J.I,228 sq.).(Page 650)

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