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kaṭhina

, mfn. [ts.; Amg. kaḍhiṇa; cf. EWA-1
s.v.; DED 962; kaṭhora, q.v.], a. hard, firm, stiff (only
recorded in this sense in lex. lit.; for derived usages,
cf.
2kaṭhina and 3kaṭhina); b. (fig.) hard, harsh,
severe;
lex. lit. (defining a. + b.): kurūraṁ, ~aṁ,
dalhaṁ ... kakkhaḷaṁ bhave, Abh 714; (in def. of the
meaning of
kurūra) bhayaṅkare ca ~e kurūro tīsu
niddaye, Abh 928; tīsu khare ca ~e kakkaso sāhasap-
piye, 985; — b. coriyo ~ā h' etā vālā capalasakkharā,
Ja I 295,11* = V 448,29* (~ā = thaddhahadayā, 449,27');
yaṁ tesaṁ vacanaṁ ... tam me ahosi ~aṁ, Cp 277
(Cp-a 201,31); (used adverbially) ayaṁ suriyo sabba-
kālaṁ ~aṁ tapati, Mil 273,16 foll.;