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kabba

, n. [cf. Amg. kavva; sa. kāvya; CDIAL 3110;
scdry < kavi; cf. Pāṇ VI 124; cf. kabya, kavya, kāvi-
ya, kāveyya, qq.v.], poem, poetry, song;gramm. lit.:
(on the "etymology" and derivation of ~) manoharatā-
ya avassaṁ kuyyati paṇḍitehī ti ~aṁ kāviyaṁ kā-
veyyaṁ, aññatra pana kavīnaṁ idan ti ~an ti tad-
dhitavasena attho gahetabbo, Sadd 321,17; ~aṁ kā-
viyaṁ, 922,20; — tassā rūpasampattiñ ca cāturiyavi-
lāse ca kavīhi gītabandhanena bandhāpetvā tāni ~ā-
ni Mithilāyaṁ gāyāpetvā, Ja VI 410,15; ~aṁ karotha,
410,25; kavi ~aṁ cintento tena ~ena matto sayati,
Spk I 176,19 (ad S I 110,21); ~an ti vuttaṁ hoti ~an ti
ca kavinā vuttan ti attho, Spk-pṭ II 191,12 (ad Spk II
229,9 ad S II 267,11); — ifc. damiḷa-° (~-rūpa, Vmv I
117,22); — °-nāṭaka-nikkhitta-netta-citta, mfn., (bhvr.)
whose eyes and mind are inclined towards, or occupied
with poetry and dance, or dramatic performance;
~ā kavi-
janā yaṁ kiñci racayant' etaṁ na vimhayakaraṁ pa-
raṁ, Subodh 6.