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kaṇa

, m. [ts.; v. EWA-2 s.v.; BHSD s.v.; CDIAL
2661], granule; powder; hence: 1. "rice dust", i.e., the
powder between the kernel and the husk of rice; syn.

kuṇḍaka (q.v.; = sa. guṇḍaka); 2. any minute partic-
le: atom (only recorded in lex. lit.); — gramm. lit.:
vattaṁ rūpaṁ ... puraṁ lohaṁ ~aṁ balaṁ ... ice
ādīni samuddhare, imāni cittasaddena sabbathā pi
sadisāni, Sadd 231,11; — 1. lex. lit.: ~o tu kuṇḍako
bhave, Abh 454 (kaṇ(a) nimīlane, kaṇ(a) nimīlana-
saddagatīsu vā; a: ~o, Abh-ṭ 319,20); dhaññaṅge ...
~o, Abh 1047; — atha ~o pi taṇḍulaṁ partyonandhi,
D III 90,13; — ifc. a-°; — 2. lex. lit.: cullaṁ matte
'tthiyaṁ lesalavâṇu hi ~o pume, Abh 705; sukhume
~o, Abh 1047 (lavalesakaṇâṇavo ti hi Amarasīhena
sukhumapariyāyo ~o vutto, Abh-ṭ 571,25).