- make-up, getting up, fixing, arrangement, preparation mode, way, manner Ja.ii.222; DN-a.i.132; Pv-a.26 Pv-a.109, Pv-a.123, Pv-a.135, Pv-a.178, Pv-a.199; Sdhp.94, Sdhp.466.
- ingredient flavour, way of making (a food) tasty Snp.241 (kathappakāro tava āmagandho); Mil.63.
- (-˚) of a kind by way of, in nānā˚; (adj.) various, manifold Ja.i.52 (sakuṇā), Ja.i.278 (phalāni); Pv-a.50; vutta˚; as said, the said Vism.42, Vism.44; Pv-a.136.
pa + kṛ; cp. last; but Sk. prakāra “similarity”