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āra-kūṭa

, mn. [ts.], a kind of brass, one of 3
alloyed metals; Abh 492 c (~o); kaṁsa-lohaṁ vaṭṭa-
lohaṁ ~an ti tīni kittima-lohāni nāma, Vibh-a
63,28 ad Vibh 82,19'lohaṁ' = Sp-ṭ Be 1960 II 321,12
ad Sp 544,12 'hārakūṭalohaṁ' = Ps-pṭ ad Ps I 26,6
'lohaṁ' (expl. pakatirasatambe missetvā kataṁ ~aṁ,
ten' eva taṁ taṁkaraṇena nibbattattā kittima-lohan
ti vuccati; yaṁ pana kevalaṁ rasakadhātu-vinig-
gataṁ, taṁ pittalan ti pi vadanti ≠ Ss 203,1-5 with
the addition
etesu ~aṁ suvaṇṇasadisam evā ti idam
pi Vinaya-ṭīkāya vuttaṁ); ~an ti tattha tipu-tambe
missetvā kataṁ kaṁsalohaṁ, sīsa-tambe missetvā
kataṁ vaṭṭalohaṁ, rasaka-tambe missetvā kataṁ
hārakūtaṁ; tena vuttaṁ: kaṁsa-lohaṁ vaṭṭa-lohaṁ
kittima-lohan ti, Kkh-ṭ 254,33 foll. ad Kkh 136,20 -
Sp 1241,10 'ārakūṭa'; jadasa-tambe missetvā kataṁ
~aṁ, yaṁ pana kevalaṁ jadasadhātu-viniggataṁ;
yaṁ 'pittalan' ti pi vadanti,taṁ idha nâdhippetaṁ;
yathāvuttamissakam eva pana gahetvā 'kittiman' ti
vuttaṁ, Vibh-anuṭ Be 1960 52,24-26; — — °-maya,
mfn., made of brass; n. ~aṁ suvaṇṇavaṇṇaṁ ābhara-
ṇajātaṁ, Spk II 202,3 (quoted Ss 202,17); — °-loha,
n., the metal ā°; ~an ti suvaṇṇavaṇṇo kittimaloha-
viseso; tividhañ hi kittimalohaṁ: kamsalohaṁ
vattalohaṁ ~an ti . . . rasatutthehi rañjitaṁ tambaṁ
~aṁ nāma, Vinayâl-ṭ Be 1962 I 85,23 foll.