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kad

, n. [ts.; cf. kadanna, kadasana, kaduṇha, kacci
(< kad cid), kadariya, qq.v.; Ai.Gr. 11,1 § 34 c)], the
interrogative pronoun
ka (q.v.); like kiṁ, ku, and
(qq.v.) ~ is used as first member of cpd.s with a pejora-
tive or diminutive meaning; gramm. lit. treats
~ as a
substitute morpheme for
ku: kussa kad. ku ice etassa
tappurisabahubbīhisu pare sare ~ad hoti, Sadd
774,5 ≠ Kacc-v ad Kacc 337; Mogg III 115.