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kaṇha-vattani

, mfn. [ved. kṛṣṇa-vartani],
(bhvr.) black-trailed, said of fire, a poetical archaic
term found only in stock-pādas;
etym.: vattanī ti
maggo, agginā gata-maggo kaṇho hoti, kāḷako,
tasmā ~ī ti vuccati, Spk I 133,29 (Spk-pṭ I 172,20); gata-
maggassa kaṇha-bhāvena ~i, Ja V 64,10'; dahitvā
gacchato kaṇhā vattanī maggo yassa ~ī, Abh-ṭ 37,27;
pāvakaṁ ~iṁ, daharo ti nâvajaneyya, na naṁ pari-
bhave naro, S I 69,22* (= pāvakaṁ kṛṣṇavartanim, RV
8,23,19); vanaṁ yad' aggi ḍahati, pāvako ~ī, 69,27* = Ja
III 140,17* (aggi pāvako ~ī ti aggino va vevacanāni,
140,19'); yathā pi pāvako ... analo ~ī, V 63,18*; upa-
gacchati amhākaṁ pāvako ~i, Cp 314 (~ī ti ca
laddha-nāmo aggi, Cp-a 233,26); — m., fire; paṇṇatti-
dhamme cittaṁ ṭhapetvā pāvako, ~i, jātavedo, hutâ-
sano ādisu aggi-nāmesu ... tejo tejo ti bhāvetabbaṁ,
Vism 171,26 ("The Leaver of the Black Trail",
Ñāṇamoli Vism-Trsl.: 178); in lists of synonyms for
fire
(lexx., grr.): ghatâsano vāyusakho dahano ~i,
Sadd 334,9*; tejo dhūmasikho vāyusakho ca ~ī
vessānaro hutāso, Abh 34; Ja III 140,19'.