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kacchapa-lakkhaṇa

, n., a turtle mark (accord-
ing to the ct.
~ refers to a kind of divination on the
basis of the appearance of a turtle on a fresco or the
like; cf.
kaṇṇikālakkhaṇa, q.v.); yathā vā pan' eke
bhonto samaṇabrāhmaṇā ... evarūpāya tiracchāna-
vijjāya micchājīvena jīvikaṁ kappenti, seyya-
thîdaṁ, maṇilakkhaṇaṁ ... ~aṁ, D I 9,23 (godhālak-
khaṇasadisam eva, Sv I 94,27) = 67,33; lakkhaṇapāṭha-
kā lakkhaṇaṁ ādisanti, maṇilakkhaṇaṁ ... ~aṁ mi-
galakkhaṇaṁ in vā, Nidd I 382,2 (Nidd-a I 415,30).