Ayogava, Āyogava: 9 definitions
Ayogava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Āyogava (आयोगव).—A special caste of people. Their profession was drama acting. They were adepts in handicrafts. See under Cāturvarṇyam. (Chapter 151, Agni Purāṇa).
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Languages of India and abroad
Ayogava (अयोगव).—(vā or vī f.) The son of a Sūdra man and Vaiśya woman; सैरिध्रं वागुरावृत्तिं सूते दस्युरयोगवे (sairidhraṃ vāgurāvṛttiṃ sūte dasyurayogave) Manusmṛti 1. 32; see आयोगव (āyogava); (his business is carpentry).
Derivable forms: ayogavaḥ (अयोगवः).
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Āyogava (आयोगव).—[āyogava eva, svārthe aṇ] The son of a Śūdra by a Vaiśya wife (his business being carpentry; cf. Manusmṛti 1.48); शूद्रादायोगवः क्षत्ता चाण्डालश्चाधमो नृणाम् । वैश्य- राजन्यविप्रास्तु जायन्ते वर्णसंकराः (śūdrādāyogavaḥ kṣattā cāṇḍālaścādhamo nṛṇām | vaiśya- rājanyaviprāstu jāyante varṇasaṃkarāḥ) ||
-vī A woman of this tribe.
Derivable forms: āyogavaḥ (आयोगवः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayogava (अयोगव).—mf. (-vaḥ-vā-vī) The offspring of a Sudra man, and Vaisya woman. E. ayoga disjoined, and va from bā to go; being one of the lowest castes or tribes.
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(-vaḥ) A man of a mixed tribe sprung from a Sudra man and Vaisya woman; his business is carpentry, &c. f. (-vī) A woman of the tribe.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayogava (अयोगव).—m. An āyogavī woman (? cf. āyogava), [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 32.
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Āyogava (आयोगव).—m., f. vī, Offspring of a Śūdra by a Vaiśya woman, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 12; 16.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayogava (अयोगव).—[masculine] [Name] of a cert. mixed caste.
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Āyogava (आयोगव).—[masculine] a cert. mixed caste.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ayogava (अयोगव):—[=ayo-gava] [from ayo > ayas] a See sub voce
2) [from ayoga] b m. the offspring of a Śūdra man and Vaiśya woman (whose business is carpentry), [Manu-smṛti x, 32], (since the word occurs only the [locative case] ayogave and is by both commentaries said to imply the female of this mixed tribe, the original reading is probably, as suggested by, [Brāhmaṇa] ayoguvi [locative case] [from] ayogū q.v.)
3) Āyogava (आयोगव):—m. (= ayogava q.v.), a man of mixed tribe (sprung from a Śūdra man and Vaiśya woman; his business is carpentry etc.), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]
4) ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ayogava (अयोगव):—[(vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) a.] Mixed (race.)
2) Āyogava (आयोगव):—[ā-yogava] (vaḥ) 1. m. A man of a mixed tribe; a carpenter.
[Sanskrit to German]
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See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Gava, A, Ayo.
Starts with: Ayogavaha.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 10.29 < [Section II - Mixed Castes]
Verse 10.31 < [Section II - Mixed Castes]
Verse 10.6 < [Section II - Mixed Castes]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Tirukkannapuram < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Gautama Dharmasūtra (by Gautama)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
Cāturvarṇya System < [Chapter 3 - Social Aspects]