a sediment deposited by oily substances, when ground; a paste Vin.i.205 (tila˚), Vin.i.255. Three kinds enumerated at Ja.vi.232: sāsapa˚ (mustard-paste), mattika˚ (fragrant earth-paste, cp. Fuller’s earth), tila˚ (sesamum paste). At DN-a.i.88, a fourth paste is given as haliddi˚ used before the application of face powder (poudre de riz, mukha-cuṇṇa). Cp. kakku.
cp. Sk. kalka, also kalanka & kalusa
a kind of gem; a precious stone of yellowish colour Vv-a.111.
cp. Sk. karka