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kantana

, n. [vb. noun < 2kantati, q.v.; cf. sa. karta-
na], the act of spinning; ~ato pana pubbe kappāsavi-
cinanaṁ ādiṁ katvā sabbapayogesu hatthavāraga-
ṇanāya dukkaṭaṁ, Sp 935,7 (ad Vin IV 300,16) = Kkh
187,25,28; — ifc. sutta-° (Vin-vn 2287; ~âdi-kamma,
Spk II 104,26; — in long cpd. vaṭṭana-piñchana-pho-
ṭana-~âdi
(Mp III 247,17).