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Thag 742, 'dhammagatā' - what is gatā? 'Direction'?


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In Thag 742 we have:

and whatever happiness is principled,
yā ca dhammagatā rati;

Here’s the link

Norman gives:

and what pleasure is concerned with the doctrine

I’m wondering what the ‘gatā’ in dhammagatā is.
Is it gati, ‘direction’? That’s feminine, so is it nominative?

So if that’s all right, is it meaning something like this?

And whatever pleasure that is directed to dhamma

Under gatha I also find ‘being in or having come into a state or condition.’ With this sense could it be something like this?

And whatever pleasure that is of the dhamma

Anyone any thoughts?