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kacch[ā/a]

, m. and f. [cf. Amg. kaccha/kacchā; sa.
kakṣa (ra.) and kakṣyā (f.); CDIAL 2592], 1. a loin-
cloth; hem of a garment; with
√bandh: to tuck the
loincloth into the waist-band; to tuck up the hem of
a dhoti or the like; girth; the region of the girth,
hence:
2.a. girdle; only recorded in lex. lit., q.v. in-
fra; the region of the girdle, hence:
b. waist; hip;
loins; only recorded in cpd., q.v. infra;
c. girth (of an
elephant
); with √bandh: to harness an elephant; 3.
forearm; 4 the inner apartment of a palace; only
recorded in cpd.
kacchantara, q.v.;gramm. lit.: ~ā,
Kacc-v ad Kacc 640; — 1. lex. lit.: kacchabandhane
... matā ~ā, Abh 813 (kacchabandhanaṁ adhom-
barassa daḷhabandhanaṁ, Abh-ṭ 511,19); — saṁvelli-
yaṁ nivāsentī ti mallakammakarâdayo viya ~aṁ
bandhitvā nivāsenti, Vin II 319,30 (Sp 1212,15); saṁ-
vellin ti ~aṁ bandhitvā kumbhaṁ dhovatī ti, Ja V
306,8'; Piṅguttaro pi bhatiṁ karonto ~aṁ bandhitvā
kuddālena maggaṁ tacchati, VI 348,13; ath' aññataro
puriso ... gāḷhaṁ ~aṁ bandhitvā pakkhanditvā ta-
reyya, Mil 36,7; ~aṁ bandhitvā ... ṭhito evam āha, Ps
III 63,2; masimakkhitaṁ yeva ekaṁ kāsāvaṁ ~aṁ
pīḷetvā nivatthaṁ, Ps 249,19 (ad M II 11,20); ~aṁ ban-
dhitvā ... pakkameyya, IV 86,26; ~aṁ bandhāpetvā
yathāruciṁ kīḷāpeti, Spk II 237,1; rājā ... ~aṁ
bandhitvā rājaṅgaṇe javamāno na sobhati, Dhp-a I
389,19; II 130,14; — 2.a. lex. lit.: mekhalāyaṁ matā
~ā, Abh 813; — 2.b. ifc. piṭṭhi-° (Ja VI 404,26); —
2.c. lex. lit.: ~ā, Abh 365 (in description of the
accessories of an elephant
); hatthīnaṁ majjhabandhe
... matā ~ā, Abh 813 (majjhabandhe urobandhane,
Abh-ṭ 511,19); — seyyathā pi bhagini puriso hatthiṁ
datvā ~e sajjeyya evam eva kho tvaṁ bhagini bhaga-
vato maṁsaṁ datvā mayi antaravāsakaṁ na sajjesī
ti, Vin III 208,31; ~aṁ nāgānaṁ bandhatha, Ja IV
395,17* = VI 21,20*; ~āya baddhamānāya kuñcaṁ nada-
ti vāraṇo, 581,19* (581,33'); — ifc. suvaṇṇa-° (Ja V
258,27*; VI 47,22*; Vv 192); — 3. lex. lit.: pakoṭṭhe ...
matā ~ā, Abh 813 (pakoṭṭho kapparassâdhobhāgo,
Abh-ṭ 511,19); — antarāmagge maggā okkammā ma-
hantaṁ gacchaṁ anuparigantvā purimassa hatthena
pacchimassa ~aṁ gaṇhāpetvā, Ps III 425,20 (ad M II
170,16: paramparāsaṁsattā); so khandhe pi hatthe pi
~āya pi gahetvā nikkaḍḍhiyamāno uṭṭhātum pi na
icchati, Dhp-a IV 178,10.