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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Upaccati, (?) in phrase “akkhīni upacciṃsu” at J. VI, 187 is probably faulty for apaciyiṃsu aor. of apaciyyati, Pass. of apacināti (cp. upaciyyati › upacināti) “the eyes failed”, lost power, went bad; cp. apacaya falling off, diminution. If not this reading we should suggest upacchijjiṃsu from upacchindati “were destroyed”, which however is not quite the sense wanted. (Page 140)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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