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kāraṇa-vasa,

m., 1. a special reason, motive, syn. of at­tha-vasa, q.v.; 2. instrument, Vism-trsl. (Ñm); — 1. ~aṁ pa­ṭic­ca upenti, Spk II 301,21 = It-a II 113,5 (ad attha­va­saṁ, S III 93,7 = It 89,13); atthavase ti ~e, Mp III 215,24; dasa atthavase paṭiccâti (Vin III 21,17) dasa ~e sikkhā­pa­da­paññattihetu-adhigamanīye hita­visese, Sp 223,28; sa­ta­so anusāsiyâti (Ap 469,11, so read with Be, cf. anusāsati, q.v.) dhammena samena vacanena ~ena anusāsitvā, Ap-a 504,5; — 2. cakkhu­nā rūpaṁ disvâti ~ena cakkhûti lad­dha­vohārena … cakkhuviññāṇena, Vism 20,15 (asādha­r­aṇ­a­kāraṇassa vasena, Vism-mhṭ I 46,29) = As 399,33 qu. Nidd-a I 346,19 = Paṭis-a 676,15; ~âti kārāpanavasena, Sv-pṭ I 286,7 (ad evaṁ sabbattha karaṇa-kāraṇavasen’ eva, Sv 159,24 so read with Be; Ee, Ce [SHB] w.r. ka­ra­ṇa­kārapana°).