hot ashes, embers SN.iii.177; Ja.ii.134; Kv.208 cf. trans. 127; with ref. to Purgatory SN.i.209; Ja.v.143 (˚nāma Niraya); Sdhp.194; Pgdp.24.
- -vassa a shower of hot ashes Ja.i.73; Ja.iv.389 (variant reading).
taken as variant of kukkuṭa by Morris, J.P.T.S. 1885, 39; occurs also in BSk. as Name of a Purgatory e.g. Mvu.i.6; Mvu.iii.369, Mvu.iii.455. The classical Sk. form is kukūla