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Jīvaṁ-jīvaka,(m.onom.) name of a bird,a sort of pheasant (or partridge?),which utters a note sounding like jīvaṁ jīva D.III,201; J.V,406,416; VI,276,538 [Fausböll reads jīvajīvaka in all the Jātaka passages.Speyer AvŚ II.227 has jīvañjīvaka].With this cp.the Jain phrase jīvaṁjīveṇa gacchaï jīvaṁjīveṇaṁ ciṭṭhaï,Weber Bhagavatī pp.289,290,with doubtful interpretation (“living he goes with life”? or “he goes like the j.bird”?).(Page 285)

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