mfn. (as-, a1-, at-). (comparative of 2. ka-;declined as a pronominal,Gram. 236) , who or which of two? whether of two? Analogously to katama- above katara- may occasionally be used to express"who or which of many?" (exempli gratia, 'for example'katarasyāṃ diśi-,in which quarter?) , and may optionally be compounded with the word to which it refers (exempli gratia, 'for example'kataraḥ kaṭhaḥ-or katara-kaṭhaḥ-)
mfn. in negative sentences katara- with cana- = neither of the two (exempli gratia, 'for example'na kataraś-cana jigye-), neither of the two was conquered ; ([ confer, compareZend kata1ra; Greek , ; Gothic hvathar; English whether; Latin uter; Old German huedar; Slavonic or Slavonian kotoryi.])
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