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kaṁsa

, n. [a questionable backformation <
*kāṅkṣya; cf. sa-Dhātup I 331; sa. kāṅkṣya], desire,
expectation; only recorded in gramm. lit.;
khaṭa ~e,
Sadd 352,20.