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Kaccāyana

, m., the grammarian Kaccāyana;
name of a 7th or 8th (?) century Pāli grammarian; the
Theravāda Buddhist tradition identifies him with

*Kaccā(ya)na, q.v.; cf. Ap-a 491,19-20 which attributes
three works to him viz.
Kaccāyanappakaraṇa, Mahā-
niruttippakaraṇa, and Nettippakaraṇa, to which Gv
59,11-13 adds Cullanirutti (elsewhere attributed to
Yamakamahāthera; cf., e.g., Sadd 137,30), Peṭakopa-
desa, and Vaṇṇanīti; atthadvayaṁ pakāsetuṁ ganthe
Kaccāyanavhaye thero ~o 'nuttakāle ti padaṁ abravi,
Sadd 51,15*.