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kamma-k[ā/a]raṇa-kāraka

, m. [cf. kammakāraṇika,
q.v.], a torturer, executioner; with reference to the dis-
cussion at
Kv XX.3 (Nirayapālakathā) about whether
there are torturers in hell:
yathā ... manussaloke ~ā
(v.ll. kammakārakā, kammakaraṇakammakaraṇikā)
atthi, evam eva niraye nirayapālā atthī ti, Ps IV
231,9 = Mp II 227,28 qu. Nidd-a I 424,18 (reading kam-
makāraṇikā).