ajiva

noun, sometimes capitalized
aji·​va | \ ə-ˈjē-və\
plural -s

Definition of ajiva

Jainism
: inanimate matter opposed to jiva

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First Known Use of ajiva

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ajiva

Sanskrit ajīva lifeless, from a- a- entry 2 + jīva living

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