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kathaṁ-kathā

, f. [cf. BHSD s.v.], doubt;lex. lit.:
manovilekha sandehā saṁsayo ca ~ā, Abh 170 (ka-
tham idam iti kathayati yāya sa ~ā, Abh-ṭ ad loc.); —
jahetvā jātimaraṇaṁ asesaṁ ~aṁ (v.l. kathākath°)
sabbam upātivattā, Sn 500; kodho mosavajjañ ca ~ā
ca ye vā pi dhamma samaṇena vuttā, 866 (~ā
vuccati vicikicchā ti, Nidd I 265,5) qu. Nidd I 264,14
≠ Sn 868 (Nidd I 268,1,5,6) qu. Nidd I 267,25,28; pa-
muñca maṁ Sakka ~āhi, Sn 1063; ~ā ca yo tiṇṇo, vi-
mokho tassa kīdiso, 1088; 1089; tiṇṇā m' ettha kaṁ-
khā vigatā ~ā Bhagavato pañhaveyyākaraṇaṁ su-
tvā ti, D II 276,20 (idaṁ kathaṁ idaṁ kathañ ti
ayam pi ~ā vigatā, Sv 719,29; Sv-pṭ II 324,14) = 279,24
= 281,6; 282,13; ~āya abhāvena akathaṁkathī, Dhp-a
IV 194,10; vigatā samucchinnā ~ā etassā ti vigataka-
thaṁkathaṁ, Ud-a 285,34 (ad Ud 49,18); — ifc. a-°;
tiṇṇa° (Sn 17, 86, 367; Pj II 162,23 foll); vigata-° (D I
110,16 = Vin I 12,21; Ud 49,18; Ud-a 286,1); vītivatta-°
(Ap 499,7).