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kakka

, n. [cf. Amg. kakka; sa. kalka; DED 1092;
EWA-1 s.v. kalka; CDIAL 2939; kakku, q.v.], 1. a
kind of paste made from ground
āmalaka (q.v.),
which is used as a kind of shampoo;
= nhānapiṇḍa,
nahānacuṇṇa; v. infra; 2. a kind of make-up made
from clay mixed with herbs
(cf. Sv-pṭ I 165,15: osa-
dhehi abhisaṅkhataṁ [ad Sv 88,29: mattikakakkaṁ])
or consisting of a paste made from mustard seeds,
sesamum seeds or turmeric; only recorded ifc.; v. in-
fra;
— 1. lex. lit.: ~e nahānacuṇṇe, Abh-ṭ 540,19 (ad
Abh 927: ~e); — ~aṅ ca paṭicca mattikaṅ ca paṭicca
udakaṅ ca paṭicca purisassa ca tajjaṁ vāyāmaṁ
paṭicca, evaṁ ... upakkiliṭṭhassa sīsassa ... pariyo-
dapanā hoti, A I 207,13 (~an ti āmalakakakkaṁ, Mp II
322,16); ~an ti nhānapiṇḍaṁ adhippetaṁ, nhāyitvā
adhikaṁ ~aṁ ettha gaṇhantī ti Adhikakkaṁ, Ps-pṭ I
281,18; — ifc. Adhi-° (M I 39,13); āmalaka-°; — 2.
tila-° (Vin I 205,33,34; Ja VI 232,24'; Sv 88,29); mat-
tika-
° (Ja VI 232,23'; Sv 88,28; yoga-~, Sv-pṭ I 165,15);
sāsapa-° (Ja VI 232,22'; Sv 88,29); haliddi-° (Sv
88,30).