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[kāraṇa-vatthuṁ,

w.r. at Sp 552,30 (ad Vin III 135,16) for kāraṇā vattuṁ (so Ce [SHB], Be). — Rem.: kismiṁ viya kumārikāya vattuṁ, Vin III 135,16 (so read with Ce 1924 = Be; Ee = Se w.r. vatthuṁ) “how could we speak for/about the maiden?” (cf. BD I 228 n. 1; misunder­stood in G. Bailey, I. Mabbett, Sociology of Early Bud­dhism 2003: 221) (kumārikāya kāraṇā vattuṁ, Sp 522,30; ku­mā­ri­kāya nimitte bhummaṁ, hetumhi vā kar­aṇa­vacanaṁ. tenâ­ha kumārikāya kāraṇā, Sp-ṭ II 326,5 foll.)]