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a-kaṇṭaka

, mfn. [ts.], 'free from thorns', fig. free
from enemies, troubles, or passions; agreeable, pleasant;

DN III 146,20 (Sv) = 177,12 (akhilaṁ animittaṁ
~aṁ (paṭhaviṁ), v. l. akaṇṭhaka); DN I 135,25 (khe-
maṭṭhitā janapadā ~ā); Ja II 118,9 (gumbe); V 260,13*
(~aṁ agahanaṁ mahāpathaṁ); Vv 163 (sikkhāpadā-
naṁ . . . maggo ~o agahano — rāga-kaṇṭakādīnaṁ
abhāvena ~o, Vv-a 96,1); AN V 135,6 (~ā viharatha,
nikkaṇṭakā v°, etc.). Cf. sa-kaṇṭaka.