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kathana

, n. [verb, noun < √kath, q.v.], 1.a.(i) the act
of saying or talking, speaking;
(ii) the act of pronounc-
ing, pronunciation; only recorded ifc. in gramm. lit.;
(iii)
the act of expressing, mentioning: expression, mention;
b.(i) the act of telling, relating, narrating; (ii) telling
(what is in somebody's mind); hence: mind reading; cf.
ādesanā, q.v.; kathanapāṭihāriya, q.v. infra; (iii) the
act of reciting, recitation;
2.a. the act of teaching,
preaching;
b. the act of explaining: explanation; 3.
conversation, exchange; 4. the act of answering; 5. a
command;
gramm. lit.: (on the meaning of√sabbh
and √saṁs) sabbha ~e, Sadd 408,27; saṁsa ~e, 446,7;
(on the use of the abl.) ~e, Kacc-v ad Kacc 277 ≠ Sadd
705.3 (= sutta 571) foll. (referring to Kacc-v ad Kacc
227); Sadd 708,14; — 1.a.(i) bhasite ~e, Ps I 269,7 (ad
M I 57,9); ifc. vaṇṇa-° (Ps II 148,1); sarīra-vaṇṇa-gu-
ṇa-vaṇṇa-
° (~-vasa, Mp I 240,3); — a-°; — 1.a.(ii) ifc.
siliṭṭha-° (Sadd 53,35 foll); — 1.a.(iii) kathīyati attho
etenā ti hi ~aṁ, Sv-nṭ I 107,12,13 (ad Sv 20,21); ~aṁ,
Sadd 887,28; — ifc. bhūta-° (Sv-pṭ III 111,30); —
1.b.(i) exeg.: bhāsite ti ~e, Ps I 269,7 (ad M I 57,9); —
parikathā ti yathā taṁ labhati, tathā parivattetvā
-an ti, Vism 29,4; anulomapaṭilomasaṅkhepavitthā-
râdivasena ... ~aṁ, Sv 20,21; pubbadhammasabhā-
gatāya ~aṁ nāma Buddhānaṁ ānubhāvo, Spk I
249.4 ≠ Pj II 142,24; yaṁ evarūpāya kathāya ~aṁ e-
taṁ tumhākaṁ na kho paṭirūpaṁ, Ud-a 106,15; —
ifc. a-° (Spk III 198,22); ādimatta-° (Vism 577,23); kic-
ca-sambhāva-
° (Ppk-anuṭ 89,14); tathā-rūpī-kathā-°
(As 100,35); paṭipatti-° (Spk II 320,7); paṭṭhāna-
dhamma-
° (Vism 577,23); sīsa-matta-° (Sadd 304,11);
— 1.b.(ii) ādesanā ti parassa cittâcāraṁ ñatvā ~aṁ,
Bv-a 34,28 qu. Ss 1992 257,8; — 1.b.(iii) Buddhavaca-
naṁ uggaṇhitvā tassa dhāraṇaṁ ~aṁ vācanan ti i-
daṁ ganthadhuraṁ nāma, Dhp-a I 7,22; brahmassa
ca aṇanato ~ato Bhagavā paramatthena brāhmaṇo
ti vuccati, It-a II 141,22; tathā ~aṁ pana paññāpa-
naṁ nāma hotī ti paññāpetabban ti attho vutto,
Sv-pṭ III 119,17 (ad Sv 913,33); — 2.a. buddhānaṁ hi
anupadhāretvā ~aṁ nāma n' atthi, Mp I 398,7; pari-
yāyavacanan ti pariyāyena ~aṁ desanaṁ, It-a I
153,9 (ad It 33,19); — ifc. paṭipadā-° (~-vasa, Spk I
85,9); puna-° (Mp I 296,7); — 2.b. ~e kāraṇaṁ pubbe
vuttam eva, Sp 379,26; veyyākaraṇāyā ti ~āya, It-a II
90,16 (ad It 81,13); ~aṁ atthassa ācikkhanaṁ, Sv-pṭ
III 111,8; atthaṁ bhaṇitukāmatāya suttassa osāra-
ṇaṁ nāma. tass' eva atthappakāsanā ~aṁ nāma,
Sp-ṭ III 277,3 = Vmv II 170,18; — ifc. attha-° (Ps II
258.5 = Mp V 87,10; Sadd 67,29); abhidheyya-°; — in
cpd.
osaraṇa-~-sarabhañña (Sp-ṭ III 277,1; Vmv II
170,16); — 3. saṁvohārenā ti, ~ena, Spk I 149,23 (= a-
parāparaṁ ~ena, Spk-pṭ I 182,17); Buddhehi sad-
dhiṁ ~aṁ mayhaṁ bhāro hotu, Mp I 154,16 =
Dhp-a I 111,22; — 4. Sakkena pucchitapañhaṁ ~āya
okāsaṁ karohī ti, Ja V 140,14; pañhaveyyākaraṇena
~ena cittaṁ ārādhessāmi, Mp III 149,23 (ad A II
160,26); — ifc. aniyyānika-bhāva-°; pañha-° (Ja V
66,7; Spk I 165,23; Sadd 708,1); — 5. vuttasaddo ...
pavattite ajjhesane ~e, It-a I 4,9; mā āmisadāyādā (=
M I 12,20) ti ādisu ~e. idhâpi ~e daṭṭhabbo, It-a I
4,23,24; — in long cpd.s at Sadd 405,7; 705,3.[[side 130]]