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kārāpaka,

mf(-ikā)n. [< kārāpeti, q.v.; prakr. kārāvaya; cf. BHSD s.v.], a. one who causes to do, opp. 1kāraka, q.v.; b. a person appointed to supervise construction work, cf. EI IX 1907–1908: 189 n. 4; H. Lüders, Kl. Schr. 1973: 329 foll. “Vihāra architect”; — gramm. lit.: kārā­petîti ~o, Sadd 516,23; Kv-a 30,10; ~ikā, Sadd 516,25; — a. yasmā puggalaṁ mātāpitaro … posenti tasmâssa te kā­rakā, ye … taṁ kalyāṇamittā vā ācariyā vā tāni tāni vij­jāṭ­ṭhānasippâyatanāni sikkhāpenti, te ~ā, Kv-a 30,12–15 (cf. kārāpeta(r), q.v.); — b. paṇḍitena nāma imissā sālāya kārakena vā ~ena vā bhavitabbaṁ, Ja VI 333,31; — ifc. thūpa‑° (so read at Ap 513,20 qu. Thī-a 33,20*[~ikā]); — °(‘)‑aṅga, n., factors which cause to do, “action-causing fac­tors”, (Vibh-a-trsl.); pañca ~ān’ eva, Vibh-a 320,8.18; — °‑appamāda, m., vigilance in causing to do; appamādo (S I 86,29) ti ~o, Spk I 155,21; sabbesaṁ kusala­dham­mā­naṁ ~o aggo, Spk III 133,25 = Mp V 4,14; — ~-sampatti, f., accomplishment in ~; appa­māda­sampadā (S V 30,29) ti ~i, Spk III 133,14.