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a-kāraṇa

, n. [ts.], 1. absence of a cause; instr.
~ena, abl. ~ā (adv.) = without reason, by accidence,
in vain
, MN II 45,5; Ja I 423,17 (kiñca nâkāraṇena,
Tr.); V 336,11; VI 542,29; 316,3' (= 'adhicca').
— 2. a mistaken cause, Ja IV 242,4' (= 'anaya'). —
3. an impossible thing (= atthāna, anavakāsa), Mp
(AN I 26,30) cf. Pj II 105,1s; As 30,4 (aṭṭhānaṁ
akāraṇaṁ). — Cf. a-karaṇa.