Visuddhimagga XIV-55

Sotapaṭihananalakkhaṇo saddo, sotaviññāṇassa visayabhāvaraso, tasseva gocarapaccupaṭṭhāno.
Ñ(XIV,55): 7. Sound has the characteristic of impinging on the ear. Its function is to be the object of ear-consciousness. It is manifested as the resort of that too.

Bherisaddo mudiṅgasaddotiādinā nayena anekavidho.
此声依大鼓小鼓等有多种。[PTS 447]
Ñ: It is of various kinds as 'drum sound, tabor sound' (Dhs.§621) and so on. [447]

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