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katthanā

, f. [ts.; nomen act. < katthati, q.v.; cf. kat-
thana, q.v.], the act of praising; only recorded in lex. and
gramm. lit.;
lex. lit.: ~ā ca silāghā ca, Abh 118 (kat-
tha silāghāyaṁ, kathanaṁ vā asarūpadvibhāvava-
sena ~ā, Abh-ṭ ad loc.); — gramm. lit.: ~ā guṇakitta-
naṁ, Sadd 363,8; ~ā kittanā ti vuccati, 540,3.