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kaṇṇa-cūlik[ā/a]

, f. [cf. sa. cūḍikā: the root of an
elephant's ear
], the root of the ear; kaṭukappabheda-
no ti tikhiṇamado, hatthīnaṁ hi madakāle ~ā pa-
bhijjanti, Dhp-a IV 13,14 (ad Dhp 324); ubhosu pas-
sesu ~āhi paṭṭhāya heṭṭhā, Sp 336,23; hatthīnaṁ
ubhohi ~āhi sambhavo nikkhamati, Sp 519,26; ~āhi
vā paṭṭhāya mukhaṁ nikhādanena khaṇanti, Ps II
59,1; kaṇṇesu ~ā viya, Spk III 9,13; — ifc. dak-
khina-
° (Ja II 276,7'; Spk III 9,27; Pj I 48,7); nalāṭa-°
(Vism 255,19; Vibh-a 238,23; Pj I 51,3); vāma-° (Pj I
48,5); — °-gala-vāṭaka-pariccheda, m., cutting
(the skin on both sides of the face) from the root of
the ear to the neck; used in description of a kind of
execution called
saṅkhamuṇḍaka ("the conch shell
bald head"
); uttaroṭṭhaubhato ~ena cammaṁ chin-
ditvā sabbakese ekato gaṇṭhiṁ katvā daṇḍena cā-
letvā uppāṭenti, Mp II 88,21 (ad A I 47,22:
saṅkhamuṇḍakaṁ); — °-ṭṭhāna, n., the place of
the root of the ear;
vaṭaṁsakaṁ ~e olambakan ti pi
vadanti, Sp-ṭ I 162,10 (ad Sp 75,10); — °-ṭṭhi, n., the
bones at the root of the ear; = the otic bones;
~īni na-
hāpitakhurakosasaṇṭhānāni, Vism 255,18 = Vibh-a
238,22 = Pj I 51,2; kaṇṇa-cūlikā