dhātuka : [adj.] (in cpds.) having the nature of.
Dhātuka (adj.) (only -- ˚) having the nature, by nature, affected with, -- like (cp.
˚dhamma B 2a); often simply= first part of cpd. (cp. E. friend -- like=friendly=friend) J i.438 (kiliṭṭha˚ miserable), ii.31 (sama˚), 63 (badhira˚ deaf), 102 (paṇḍuroga˚ having jaundice),
114 (dhuttika˚); iv.137 (vāmanaka˚ deformed), 391 (muddhā˚); v.197 (āvāṭa˚); DhA i.89 (anattamana˚).
dhātuka (ifc.) = 1. dhātu