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kari(n)

, m. [Amg. karin; sa. karin, EWA-2 (Vol. III)
s.v.], elephant; catubbhidhaṁ vā nāmaṁ: āvatthi-
kaṁ, liṅgikaṁ, nemittikaṁ, adhiccasamuppannan
ti... tattha ... sikhī ~ī ti evamādi liṅgikaṁ, Sp 122,23
(cf. O. H. PIND, Buddhist Studies/ Bukkyō Kenkyū
XXVI 1997: 29); jannukehi ~ī ṭhātu, Mhv XVII 25;
thūpassa karaṇaṁ ~ī icchatī ti ... abravi, XIX 75
(hatthino karasaṅkhātassa soṇḍassa atthitāya ~ī ti
vuccanti, Mhv-ṭ 410,5); chaddantakulato ~ī hatthic-
chāpaṁ āharitvā, XXII 61; XXIV 34; āruyha ...
Kaṇḍulaṁ ~iṁ, XXV 68; — °-gajjita, n., the roaring
of elephants;
bheriravena mahatā ~ena, Dāṭh V 56; —
°-vara, m., the best of elephants; ~aṁ ... disvā, Dāṭh
IV 2; — ifc. (in long cpd. Mhbv 4,27); — ~-kumbha-
ppamāṇa
, mfn., as large as the frontal globe of an excel-
lent elephant;
~aṁ vatthuṁ katvā, Mhbv 143,2. karin