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kantati

, pr. 3 sg. [< 2kat(i); cf. Amg. katta(t)i; sa.
kṛṇatti; EWA-2 s.v. kart2; CDIAL 3433; 2855], to spin
(used absolutely or with acc. of the material that is
spun
); cf. D. SCHLINGLOFF: Cotton-Manufacture in An-
cient India, in: Journal of the Economic and Social Histo-
ry of the Orient, Vol.
XVII 1974: 81 foll.; — forms: pr. 3
sg.
~ati; 3 pl. -anti; imper. 3 pl. ~antu; part. ~anta,
~antī; pot. 3 sg. ~eyya; fut. 3 pl. ~issanti; aor. 3 pl.
~iṁsu; inf. ~ituṁ; abs. ~itvā; pp. 1kanta, 2kantita, q.v.
s.vv.;
— (used absolutely) ~eyyā ti sayaṁ ~ati, Vin IV
300,16 (ad 300,12, q.v. infra); rukkhamūlamhi ~antī
tāpasī viya, Mhv VII 11; — (with acc.) bhikkhuniyo
suttaṁ -anti, Vin IV 299,31; ~issanti, 300,2 foll.;
pana bhikkhunī suttaṁ ~eyya pācittiyan ti, 300,11**;
bhikkhuniyo suttaṁ ~iṁsu ... suttaṁ ~antiyā pācit-
tiyaṁ, V 64,29,27; dasikasuttâdiṁ saṁghāṭetvā ~ati
dukkantitaṁ vā paṭikantati, Sp 935,10; kusalâhaṁ
gahapati kappāsaṁ ~ituṁ veṇiṁ olikhituṁ, A III
295,24; Vin-vn 2286; 2288; Siviraṭṭhe kusalā itthiyo
tīhi aṁsūhi suttaṁ -anti, Sp 1118,5 (ad Vin I 278,25);
dvīhi aṅgulehi kappāsavaṭṭiṁ gahetvā suttaṁ -an-
ti, Spk I 189,24 (ad S I 129,15*); suttakantikā itthiyo
mā suttaṁ ~antū (v.l. ~iṁsu) ti, Spk II 189,6 = Th-a
III 128,10 ≠ Mp I 172,25 (~iṁsu) ≠ Pv-a 75,14 (~iṁsu);
tīhi kappāsaṁsūhi suttaṁ ~itvā katavatthaṁ, Mp II
359,14; (mātā) chamāya nisinnā suttaṁ ~ati, Dhp-a
III 273,16; parisuddhaṁ kappāsaṁ gahetvā sukhu-
masuttaṁ ~itvā guḷaṁ katvā, Ja VI 336,22'; mattika-
vākena suttakaṁ nāma -anti, As 321,13 (As-y Ne
440,29); suttaṁ ~ati, Sadd 362,22.