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jīvika

, n. (in cpd.s) or -ā, f. [= BHS both],
means or necessity of earning a living
reduced cir-
cumstances, indigence;
~āya pakato abhibhūto, Ps
III 181,3 (ad M I 463,25); ~āya upaddutā abhibhūtā,
Spk II 302,4 (ad S III 93,8); ~ā bhayena, Th-a III
157,4 (n. abl., or? cpd. ~ā-bhayena, see ājīvika-
bhaya). — — °ā-pakata (also °a-), mfn., wholly
determined by
(the necessity of earning a) livelihood,
necessitous, indigent, poor
(often wrongly interpreted in
Mss. and editions as a cpd. with
apakata, q. v.; upad-
duta, Vism 24,2, prob, renders pakata, apakata
being a w. r.); te . . . na rājâbhinītā + . . . na ~ā
agārasmā anagāriyaṁ pabbajitā, M I 463,25 (Ps III
181,4 ājīvikāya pakato abhibhūto) ≠ S III 93,8 (v. l.,
Ee
jīvikā-pakatā; Spk II 302,4 ājīvikāya upaddutā
abhibhūtā, putta-dāraṁ posetuṁ asakkontā) ≠ It
89,15; quoted Ud-a 106,12 (Sv 188,24, Ps I 257,14,
Spk III 186,24 accord, to Mss. jīvikā-p° in almost
identical passages
); Pj II 341,3 (similar; Rāhulo . . .
na ~o); labhati pita puttaṁ iṇatto vā ~o vā āvapi-
tuṁ vā vikkiṇituṁ vā, Mil 279,20 foll. (here °a-p°).