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amarā-vikkhepa

, m. (*1amarā + sa. vikṣepa;
thus always spelt, but cf. 2a-mara (b) and amara-
vitakka), prob, "eel-wriggling", for 'shuffling or evasive
answers', see
Childers (Dict. p. 513 a) and cf. Bhys
amarā-vikkhepaDN Trsl, p.30 notes; DN I 24,28 foll. (= vācāvikkhe-
paṁ āpajjanti ~aṁ; explained (a ) amarāya diṭṭhiyā
vācāya vā ~o, or (b ) amarā (q. v.) nāma maccha-jāti,
etc, Sv) ≠ MN I 521,1 (= apariyanta-vikkhepa, Ps
(pt); cf. Ps III 197,13: 'n'eva hoti na na hotī' ti ayaṁ
~o); instr. °-vasena pucchati, Mp III 150,16 (ad AN
II 161,19); — °-diṭṭhi, f., the attitude of an amarā-
vikkhepika, As 371,23 ('n'eva hoti na na hoti'; sassa-
ta-diṭṭhi +; mṭ); — °-dhamma, m., shuffling; Nidd
I 144,15; (bāladhamma +); 192,10 (do.); — °-vāda,
mfn. = next; pl. ~ā, Ud-a 340,15.