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kacch[ā/a]

, m., f., and n. [cf. Amg. kakkhā; sa.
kakṣ[ā/a]; EWA-2 s.v. kakṣa-1; CDIAL 2588], a. armpit;
b. the side of the body below the armpit (i.e. upa-
kaccha/-ka, qq.v.; CPD not quite to the point); c.
(used metonymically): hair in the armpit;lex.
lit.:
bāhumūlaṁ tu ~o, Abh 264; ~o bāhumūlamhi
parūḷhakacchanakhalome, Abh-ṭ 511,19 (ad Abh 813);
— a. yassa na ~ehi sedā mucceyyuṁ, M I 227,24 =
233,29; tassa mayhaṁ Aggivessana ... ~ehi sedā
muccanti, 242,25 = 242,30; It 76,15 ≠ Ps IV 170,8; kesesu
jaṭaṁ bandhitvā ~e jallam adhārayi, Ja VI 578,25*
(ubhohi ~ehi jallikaṁ dhāreti, 578,31'); — b. tassa
sokaparetassa vīṇā ~ā abhassatha, Sn 449 (vīṇā ~ato
patitā, Pj II 393,29; "the vīnā fell from under his arm")
=
S I 122,23* (cf. Spk I 184,33 [ad S I 122,14: beluva-
paṇḍuvīṇaṁ ādāya]: ādāyā ti, ~e ṭhapetvā) = Dhp
256,6; atha kho Yaso kulaputto ... addasa... aññissā
~e vīṇaṁ ... aññissā ~e ālambaraṁ, Vin I 15,10; tha-
naṁ dasseti ~aṁ dasseti, Ja V 434,5 (~an ti upakac-
chakaṁ, 437,10 = Dhp-a IV 197,9; abhikkhaṇaṁ
tiṭṭhati dvāramūle thanāni ~āni ca dassayantī, Ja V
435,14*; — c. ubho ~ā parūḷhā, Ps III 61,8; — ifc.
parūḷha-° (~-nakha-loma, S I 78,3 [so read; Ee
-ruḷh-]; ~-nakha-loma, Abh-ṭ 511,19); rūḷha-° (Ja III
315,2*; VI 488,1* [vaḍḍhitakacchaloma, Ja-pṭ]). 6kacchā