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kathetu-kāma

, mfn., 1.a. willing to speak; b. (with
vaṇṇaṁ) eager to praise; c. eager to tell, relate, narrate;
2. eager to recite; 3. eager to answer (a question); — 1.a.
aññavādako nāma saṅghamajjhe ... na ~o, Vin IV
37,2,7; — 1.b. tesaṁ vaṇṇaṁ ~o hutvā, Ps II 97,7; —
1.e. na bhaṇitukāmo bhaṇati, na ~o katheti, Kv
415,22,25,28; — 2. buddhavacanaṁ ~a 'mhā ti, Sp
78,21; atidūre nisinno hi sace ~o hoti uccāsaddena
kathetabbaṁ hoti, 129,17; sace aṭṭhakathaṁ dham-
mapadajātakâdivatthuṁ (so read with v.l.) vā ~o hoti
chappadamattam eva kathetuṁ vaṭṭati, Sp 751,7; —
3. sabbam etaṁ ~ena āyasmatā Upālittherena vut-
taṁ, Sp 30,21; yo hi paññaṁ ~o hoti, Spk I 103,22 foll.