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a-kusala

, mfn. [sa. akuçala], 1. unskilled, not
clever
, Abh 734 (sotuṁ ~o); bālo ... ~o, Sn. 879
(= 887), Pj (= avidvā); bālo avyatto~o, SN V 149,27
(cf. DN I 85,16). — 2. bad, evil, sinful; unhealthful,
unlucky; Vin II 91,1 (kusalaṁ ~aṁ avyākataṁ), As
39,36 foll. (do.); ~aṁ kāyakammaṁ, MN II 26,10;
Nett 126,10; ~assa kammassa balavatā, Mil 101,10;
~ā dhammā, Dhs §30, etc.; DN III 56,20 (Sv);
73,20; AN IV 363,10, MN III 48,17 (abhivaddhanti,
parihāyanti); ~ānaṁ dhammānaṁ pahānaṁ, MN I
93,23; III 215,3; pāpakā ~ā dhammā, MN I 221,6
(Ps), Mil 226,15; ~ā cetanā, As 100,32; pāpakā ~ā
vitakkā, MN I 144,4; cuddasa cetasikā ~ā (moho,
etc.), Abhidh-s 6,10; — ~aṁ bhayabheravaṁ, MN
I 17,14 (= sāvajjaṁ akkhemaṁ, Ps). — n., sin,
evil deed, demerit, ~aṁ pajahati, kusalaṁ bhāveti,
Mil 37,2; Tathāgato sabbaṁ ~aṁ jhāpetvā sabbañ-
ñutaṁ patto, ib. 134,20; catubbidhaṁ ~aṁ, Pj I
143,5 (cf. DN III 182,1-2*, Sv); ten ~āni: MN I 47,3
foll. (Ps), etc.; Nāmar-s 16,2-4. — Ifc. kusalâ°,
yathâ°. Cf. akosalla.