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kadāci

, 2ind. [< kadā + ci; cf. sa. kadācid], indefinite
adv. of time:
1.a.(i) at some time; (ii) at some time or an-
other;
(iii) sometimes; also kadāci ... kadāci; (iv) once
upon a time;
b. kadāci + pot.: perhaps, may be; c.(i) ka-
dāci + na, and (ii) kadāci + mā: at no time whatsoever,
never;
2.a kadāci + kadāci: from time to time, every
now and then;
b. yadā + kadāci: whenever; 3. kadāci +
karahaci: at some time or other, at times; 4. used as a
substitute form for the locative of the indefinite pronoun

1koci, q.v.;sandhi forms: kadāci + eva > kadāci-d-
eva (only recorded in late pa.): ~i-d-eva hotī ti, Ps II
240,32; ~i-d-eva bhaveyya, Vv-a 213,30 (ad Vv 836);
lex. lit.: ~i jātu, Abh 1146; — 1.a.(i) ~i niyamānā-
ya ñātisaṅghena me tadā, Ap 518,13 = 521,22; —
1.a.(ii) tadā sa me ~i āmisaṁ deti dhammaṁ deseti
c' ekadā, Ap 507,2; ~i so narādicco dhammaṁ dese-
ti, 546,9; — 1.a.(iii) so ~i pubbantato aparantaṁ gac-
chati ~i aparantato pubbantaṁ, Ja I 98,11,12; ~i so
tasissati, Cp 228; ~i bhikkhuniṁ vīro lūkhacīvara-
dhārikaṁ ṭhapento, Ap 564,27; ete hi ~i uppajjanti,
Vism 463,17; ~i eko ~i bhikkhusaṅghaparivuto, Pj II
132,2,4 = Spk I 244,6,7; ~i pabbajati, ~i vibhamati, Ps
I 146,2; Spk I 70,3,4; (on the time reference of the abs.
suffix
) ~i samāne ca, Sadd 851,14 foll.; — 1.a.(iv) ~i
uyyānapathe jarāhataṁ tathāturaṁ kālakataṁ ca
saṁyamiṁ, Dāṭh I 30; — 1.b. ~i kocid eva antarāyo
bhaveyya ti, Ja VI 74,11; ~i imehi ānītā mama na
rucceyya, 364,2; 440,29; 445,27'; mahāpañño paṇḍito
~i saccaṁ bhaveyya ti, 455,19; app' eva nāmāyaṁ
pabbajito ~i sāraṁ jāneyyā ti, Mil 10,34; Pj II 582,20;
— 1.c.(i) na hi socati bhikkhu ~i maggajino samma
paṭipanno, Th 1221 ≠ S I 187,29*; na hi jīvite ālayaṁ
kubbamāno sūro kayirā sūrakiccaṁ ~ī, Ja II 336,22*;
vilepanaṁ yassa gandho na ~i chijjatī, III 289,11*
foll.; vaṇṇaṁ na ~i bhāsati, V 434,24*; A I 126,2* =
127,29*; pāpakammo na muccati duggatiyā ~ī ti, Vv
1250; purimā pi ca pacchimā pi ca aññamaññaṁ na
~i addasaṁsū ti, Nidd I 44,1 = 119,6; evam esa na ~i
karotī ti, Vism 201,18; Ud-a 374,12; — 1.c.(ii) mā me
~i pāpiccho, Th 987 ≠ Ap 30,19 (Sāriputta) = Mil
396,20* (ascribing the verse to Sāriputta); mā c' assu
mittesu ~i dūbhī, Ja VI 310,1*; Mhv XXV 113; — 2.a.
evam assā ~i ~i nāmaṁ parivattati, Ja IV 120,2;
itarāni ~i ~i honti, Vism 31,22; 34,13,14; 342,22; ~i ~i
vakkaṁ karonti, Ja I 216,18'; ~i ~i uppajjanti, Ps I
163,9 = As 238,32; — 2.b. gramm. lit.: yadā ~i iti kāla-
sattamiyaṁ anavasesapariyādānavacanaṁ, Sadd
894,29; — yadā ~i manujesu brahme samāgamo sap-
purisena hoti, Ja IV 98,21*; — 3. hoti kho so, bhik-
khave, samayo yaṁ ~i karahaci dīghassa addhuno
accayena ayaṁ loko saṁvaṭṭati, D I 17,18 = III 28,22
≠ 84,26,32; te ~i karahaci udānaṁ udānenti, 218,23 =
A III 202,12; M I 146,12 (~ī ti kismicid eva kale, kara-
haci ti tass' eva vevacanaṁ, Ps II 148,10); 453,22,32
(~i karahaci ti bahukāle vītivattetvā pi nivattetvā,
Ps III 170,7); A I 178,35 (Mp II 284,29 = Ps II 148,11,
q.v. supra); 179,13; II 186,34; ~i karahaci loke uppaj-
janti, IV 227,22*; Ud 91,32 qu. Ud-a 428,2; kim pana te
mahārāja ~i karahaci saṅgāmagatassa kaṇḍappa-
hāro hotī ti, Mil 73,27; 76,1; 204,10; Spk III 153,2;
Dhp-a III 362,13; — 4. ~i kale katthaci ṭhāne, Ap-a
237,27.