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kautuka

kautuka n. (fr. {kut-} ; g. {yuvAdi}) , curiosity , interest in anything , vehement desire for (loc. or in comp.) , eagerness , vehemence impatience Pan5cat. Kathas. (ifc. f. {A}) &c. anything causing curiosity or admiration or interest , any singular or surprising object , wonder Pancat. Kathas. Vet. festivity , gaiety , festival , show , solemn ceremony (esp. the ceremony with the marriage-thread or necklace preceding a marriage) Kum. Das. Bhartr. BhP. &c. the marriage-thread or necklace Kathas. li , 223 pleasure , happiness , prosperity BhP. i , 17 , 26 N. of nine particular substances Hcat. i , 110 , 19 ; ii , 49 , 10 sport , pastime L. public diversion L. song , dance , show , spectacle L. season of enjoyment L. kind or friendly greeting , civility L. {At}) abl. ind. out of curiosity or interest Kathas. Hit. for amusement , as a relaxation W.
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