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kaṭacchu-bhikkha-hetu

, 2ind. [bhikkhā +
hetu; hetu < hetau (= nimittasaptamī)], for the sake
of spoon-alms, i.e., almsfood given with a spoon
(cf. kaṭacchubhikkhā, q.v. infra ); for the sake of just
a spoonful of almsfood
(ct. so); dhanañ ca puttaṁ
bhariyañ ca chaḍḍayitvāna niggatā ~ū pi akiccāni
nisecare, Th 934 (= kaṭacchumattabhikkhānimittam
[so read with BeCe; Ee bhikkhānimittam] pi, Th-a III
78,21).