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karaka-vassa

, n. [< karakā (q.v.) + vas°], a shower
of hail;
Aciravatiyā upari sabbarattiṁ ~aṁ vassi, Ja
IV 167,21; nāgarājā ~aṁ nāma vassaṁ (Be om. vas°)
vassāpetvā, Sp 64,13 (= himapātanakavassaṁ, Sp-ṭ I
150,9; himapātanakavassaṁ karakadhārāsadisaṁ vā
vassaṁ, Vmv I 32,26); ~aṁ nāma vassajāti, Mil
308,6; ~aṁ nāma mahāvassaṁ vassāpesi, Mhv-ṭ
73,27; 92,29; — ifc. ghana-° (Dhp-a I 360,8 [v.l. gha-
navassa]).