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PTS Pali-English dictionary The Pali Text Society's Pali-English dictionary
Kad°,[old form of interr.pron.nt.,equal to kiṁ; cp.(Vedic) kad in kadarthaṁ=kiṁarthaṁ to what purpose] orig.“what?” used adverbially; then indef.“any kind of,” as (na) kac(--cana) “not at all”; kac-cid “any kind of; is it anything? what then?” Mostly used in disparaging sense of showing inferiority,contempt,or defectiveness,and equal to kā° (in denoting badness or smallness,e.g.kākaṇika,kāpurisa,see also kantāra & kappaṭa),kiṁ° ku° For relation of ku›ka cp.kutra› kattha & kadā.

--anna bad food Kacc 178.--asana id.Kacc 178.--dukkha (?) great evil (=death) VvA.316 (expld as maraṇa,cp.kaṭuka).(Page 184)

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