Isolate specifying a basis for labeling

In Gelug, the nonstatic implicative negation phenomenon, "nothing other than," equivalent to an object exclusion specifying an individually characterized object, which in a conceptual cognition specifies an individual item that is a basis having the defining characteristic of a category and thus can serve as a basis for mentally labeling a category.

Tibetan: གཞི་ལྡོག gzhi-ldog

J. Hopkins: Basis-isolate; Illustration-isolate; Illustration simpliciter

Synonyms: Isolator specifying a basis


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