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kaṅgu

, [ts.; cf. piyaṅgu; CDIAL 2605; EWA-1
s.v.], 1. panic grass(es); millet; classified as one of
the seven types of grain; the term
~ denotes a large
variety of panic grasses and millets, some of which
evidently were considered poor man's food;
lex.
lit.:
sāli vīhi ca kudrūso ... ~u ti = satta dhaṅṅāni,
Abh 451; ~u piyaṅgu, 452; ~u dhaṅṅapiyaṅgusu,
1055; — exeg.: āmakadhaññaṁ nāma sāli vīhi yavo
godhūmo ~u varako kudrūsako, Vin IV 264,29; tattha
odano nāma sāḷi vīhi yavo godhumo ~u varako
kudrūso ti sattannaṁ dhaṅṅānaṁ taṇḍulehi nib-
batto ... ~ū ti setarattakāḷabhedā sabbâpi kaṅgujāti,
Sp 822,9; — sabbasaṁhārako n' atthi suddhaṁ ~u
pavāyati alikaṁ bhāsati 'yaṁ dhuttī saccaṁ āhu
mahallikā ti, Ja VI 336,16*; sappi telaṁ dadhiṁ
khīraṁ ~u vīhi bahū surā maggamhi patitiṭṭhantu
yena maggena ehiti, 580,23*; atthi sāli vīhi yavo ~u
kudrūso varako godhūmo muggo māso tilaṁ ku-
latthaṁ, Mil 267,27; Khuddas VII 3; in long cpd.s sāli-
yava-godhūma-mugga-kaṅgu-varaka-kudrūsaka (Ps
III 231,20; Spk II 344,8; ~-ppabheda, Pj II 112,25;
~-saṅkhāta (Sv 78,10; Ps II 209,22; Spk III 304,22; Mp III
191,18).