Caturyuj, Catur-yuj: 6 definitions



Caturyuj 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturyuj.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Caturyuj (चतुर्युज्).—a. Consisting of four; चतुर्युजो रथाः सर्वे (caturyujo rathāḥ sarve) Mb.5.155.13.

Caturyuj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and yuj (युज्).

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

Caturyuj (चतुर्युज्).—[catur-yuj], adj. Drawn by four horses, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 53, 18.

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

Caturyuj (चतुर्युज्).—[adjective] yoked or put to the chariot by four; drawn by four.

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

1) Caturyuj (चतुर्युज्):—[=catur-yuj] [from catur > catasṛ] mfn. put to (as oxen) in a yoke of 4 [Ṛg-veda viii, 6, 48]

2) [v.s. ...] = -yukta, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa v; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata i, vii; Rāmāyaṇa i.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Caturyuj (चतुर्युज्):—(ca + yuj) adj. mit Vieren bespannt: ratha [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 5, 4, 3, 6.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 14, 3, 11. 22, 5, 10.] [Mahābhārata 1, 8005. 7, 2251.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 53, 18.]

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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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