Ayat, Āyat: 7 definitions

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Ayat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ayat (अयत्).—a. Not attempting. Bk.

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Āyat (आयत्).—a. Ved. Coming, approaching; °वसु (vasu) one to whom good or wealth comes; Av.13.4.54.

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Āyat (आयत्).—1 Ā.

1) To strive, endeavour.

2) To rest or depend on, rest with (with loc.); वयं त्वय्यायतामहे (vayaṃ tvayyāyatāmahe) Mv.1.49 (v. l.); 3.34; Dk.42.

3) To arrive, come to, reach, dwell (Ved.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyat (आयत्).—mfn. (-yan-yantī-yat) Coming, approaching. E. āṅ before iṇ to go, śatṛ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyat (आयत्).—arrive, enter, stay or abide in ([locative]), strive after ([dative]).

Āyat is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and yat (यत्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ayat (अयत्):—[=a-yat] mfn. (√yam), not making efforts, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

2) Āyat (आयत्):—[from āya] 1. āyat mfn. (p. [present tense]) coming near to.

3) [=ā-yat] 2. ā-√yat [Parasmaipada] (2. [dual number] ā-yatathas) [Ātmanepada] (3. [plural] ā-yatante) to arrive, enter;

—to adhere, abide;

—to attain to, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to rest on, depend on;

—to be at the disposition of [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Meghadūta] etc.;

—to make efforts, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] :

—[Causal] -yātayati, to cause to arrive at or reach, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyat (आयत्):—[ā-yat] (yan-yantī-yat) p. Coming.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Āyāt (आयात्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Aṃtaa, Ajjaṃta, Ayaṃta.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ayat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) rectangle; sentence or verse of the Qoran; (a) wide; long, stretched; ~[locana] big-wide eyed; having big attractive eyes..—ayat (आयत) is alternatively transliterated as Āyata.

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