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kantā

, f. [< 2kanta, q.v.; cf. sa. kāntā; Amg. kaṁtā;
CDIAL 3029], 1. a woman; 2. a wife; cf. 3kanta, q.v.;
— 1. lex. lit.: itthī sīmantinī ... sundarī ~ā, Abh 230
(kamanīyavuttitāya ~ā ... kantiyogā vā ~ā, Abh-ṭ ad
loc.
); Sadd 363,29 foll.; thiyaṁ ~ā, Abh 948; — 2. so-
cayissati maṁ ~ā game vasaṁ aninditā, Ja III
419,13* (= iṭṭhabhariyā, 419,15'); ko n' īdha ~āya vinā
vaseyya, IV 441,14* (ko nu idha ~āya vinā bhavey-
ya, 442,21').