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iti-bhavābhava

, m. (expl. by ct.s as iti-bhava-
abhava, but more likely bhavābhava cpd. of type phalā-
phala, maggāmagga; or bhava + ābhava, from
ā-bhū?), being reborn in such and such an existence;
°-kathā, f., (idle) talk about i° (last of 27 kinds of talk
enumerated in cliche
), D I 8,3; 66,23; 179,3; A V 128,19;
129,10 (Sv 91,8 = Mp V 47,7: bhavo ti vuddhi,
abhavo ti hāni; iti bhavo iti abhavo ti yaṁ vā taṁ
vā niratthaka-kāraṇaṁ vatvā pavattitā kathā ~ā
[Mp Ee w. r.: om. kāraṇaṁ vatvā pavattitā]); M I
514,1; 112,2; 23,21; 30,8 (Ee misprint îti°); III 113,23;
S V 420,2; Vin I 188,27; IV 164,22 (cf. Sp-ṭ Be 1960
III 100,8-19; Vmv Be 1960 II 55,3-11). — — °-hetu,
adv., for the sake of rebirth in such and such an
existence;
~ vā samaṇo Gotamo dhammaṁ deseti,
M II 238,15 (tasmin tasmiṁ bhave sukhaṁ vedissāmī
ti dhammaṁ deseti, Ps IV 28,20); na ~ agārasmā
anagāriyaṁ pabbajito, A I 147,26 (iti bhavo iti bhavo
ti evaṁ āyatiṁ na tassa tassa sampatti-bhavassa
hetu, Mp II 243,15); cattāro taṇhiuppādā: . . . ~
taṇhā uppajjamānā uppajjati, D III 228,21 = A II
10,6 = 248,28 (Sv 1021,28: ~ū ti ettha itī ti nidassane
nipāto. yathā cīvarâdi-hetu, evaṁ bhavābhava-hetū
ti pi attho. bhavābhavo ti c'ettha paṇīta-paṇītata-
rāni tela-madhu-phāṇitâdīni adhippetāni, = Mp III
12,17, but Mp adds: sampatti-bhavesu paṇītatara-
panītatama-bhāvo ti pi vadanti veva) = It 109,8
(It-a II 156,21).