neuter “a kind of koṭṭha,” the stronghold over a gateway, used as a store-room for various things, a chamber, treasury, granary Vin.ii.153, Vin.ii.210; for the purpose of keeping water in it Vin.ii.121 = Vin.ii.142; Vin.ii.220 treasury Ja.i.230; Ja.ii.168
■ store-room Ja.ii.246; koṭthake pāturahosi appeared at the gateway, i.e. arrived at the mansion Vin.i.291.;
■ udaka-k a bath-room, bath cabinet Vin.i.205 (cp. Bdhgh’s expln at Vin. Texts ii.57); so also nahāna-k˚; and piṭṭhi-k˚; bath-room behind a hermitage Ja.iii.71; Dhp-a.ii.19; a gateway Vin.ii.77; usually in cpd. dvāra-k˚; “door cavity, i.e. room over the gate: gharaṃ satta-dvāra-koṭṭhakapaṭimaṇḍitaṃ “a mansion adorned with seven gateways” Ja.i.227 = Ja.i.230, Ja.i.290; Vv-a.322. dvāra-koṭṭhakesu āsanāni paṭṭhapenti “they spread mats in the gateways” Vv-a.6; esp. with bahi: bahi-dvārakoṭṭhakā nikkhāmetvā “leading him out in front of the gateway” AN.iv.206; ˚e thiṭa or nisinna standing or sitting in front of the gateway SN.i.77; MN.i.161, MN.i.382; AN.iii.30
■ bala-k. a line of infantry Ja.i.179
■ koṭṭhaka-kamma or the occupation connected with a storehouse (or bathroom?) is mentioned as an example of a low occupation at Vin.iv.6; Kern,
s. v “someone who sweeps away dirt.”
the paddy-bird, as rukkha˚; Ja.iii.25; Ja.ii.163 (variant reading ṭṭ).
cp. Sk. koyaṣṭika