Truncation sign : * (asterisk) - e.g. kamm*

Type the letters without dots and accents - e.g. to search 'kalyāṇa' type kalyana. Read more …


kaṭumik[ā/a]

, f. and mfn. [cf. BHS kṛtrimaka; BHS
kartṛma ?; v. BHSD s.vv.; only recorded in Mil], 1.
(f.) acquisition (of knowledge from a teacher) ?; I. B.
Horner, Mil-Trsl.: I 107 suggests translating ~ as
"artificial aid"
(v. loc. cit. no. 2); the context would
indicate, however, that
~ denotes the acquisition of
a craft or the like from a teacher
(v. infra), hence
roughly = apprenticeship; 2.
(mfn.) acquired (from a
teacher
); I. B. HORNER, Mil-Trsl.: 1107 translates as if
~ were a noun, which clearly is impossible; — 1.
(f.) abhijānato pi mahārāja sati uppajjati, ~āya pi sati
uppajjati, Mil 78,14; kathaṁ ~āya sati uppajjati: yo
pakatiyā muṭṭhassatiko pare ca taṁ sarāpanatthaṁ
nibandhanti, Mil 79,2; — 2. bhante Nāgasena, sabbā
sati abhijānantā uppajjati udāhu ~ā vā satī ti... yadi
n' atthi mahārāja ~ā sati n' atthi kiñci sippikānaṁ
kammāyatanehi vā sippāyatanehi vā vijjaṭṭhānehi vā
karaṇīyaṁ, niratthakā ācariyā, Mil 78,1. kaṭumikā