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kacchapa

, m. [ts.; cf. sa. kaśyapa; EWA-2 s.v.
kaśyápa; CDIAL 2619], tortoise or turtle; ~ denotes
both the hard-shelled tortoise and the soft-shelled
turtle; cf. the terms
aṭṭhi-° and aṭṭhikummo (v. in-
fra
), which denote tortoises with hard carapaces;
syn.
kumma, q.v.;lex. lit.: kummo tu ~o, Abh
674; — exeg.: kumman ti ~aṁ, Ps II 128,11 (ad M I
143,2); kummo vā ti, ~o viya, Spk I 36,29; ~ā ... mahā-
samuddato nikkhamitvā, samuddatīre vālikantare
aṇḍaṁ ṭhapetvā ... mahāsamuddam eva otaranti,
Spk II 30,18; kummo ti aṭṭhikummo. ~o ti tass' eva
vevacanaṁ, Spk III 29,16 (ad S IV 177,31); — iṅgha
vaddhamayaṁ pāsaṁ chinda dantehi ~a, Ja II 153,17*;
~o pāvisī vāriṁ, 155,1*; avadhī vata attānaṁ ~o vyā-
haraṁ giraṁ, 177,5*; kumbhīlā makarā ... ca ~ā, VI
278,3*; tatthajātakaṁ ... macchaṁ vā ~aṁ vā ... they-
yacitto āmasati, Vin III 49,7; macchā ~ā suṁsumārā,
M III 168,21; api nu so kāṇo ~o ... amusmim ekac-
chiggaḷe yuge gīvaṁ paveseyya, V 455,29; ~ena, Ja II
154,7; ~assa, IV 293,8; Ap 15,11; 363,7; Nidd I 90,1; Cp-a
116,7; — ifc. aṭṭhi-° (~-kula, Spk II 206,22); āvāṭa-°;
kāṇa-
° (Thī 500; Ja IV 294,14; ~ôpama, Mil 204,12;
~ôpamâdi, As 60,18); maccha-° (Ud-a 302,17; Sp
330,10; 331,32; ~-kumbhīla-makarâdi, Spk III 31,27;
~-paripantha, Cp-a 31,12; ~-bhakkha, Ps II 180,16; Ud-a
78,19 [with w.r. ~-bhatta; cf. v.l.]; It-a II 66,37; ~-maṇ-
ḍūkâdi-bheda, Sp 259,5; ~-vyāvidha, Ja VI 530,15*;
mahā-° (Ja IV 294,10); suvaṇṇa-° (~-sadisa, Spk III
215,13; ~-santhara, Sp 1221,16; hattha-° (~-ka Ja III
505,2; Mp I 269,9 ["putting the hands together so as to
form a tortoise shell"; the suffix
ka qualifies the
compound as a whole
]); — in long cpd. at Spk I
159,26.