Daivayatta, aka: Daivāyatta, Daiva-ayatta; 2 Definition(s)

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Daivāyatta (दैवायत्त).—a. dependent on fate; दैवायत्तं कुले जन्म मदायत्तं तु पौरुषम् (daivāyattaṃ kule janma madāyattaṃ tu pauruṣam) Ve.3.33.

Daivāyatta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and āyatta (आयत्त). See also (synonyms): daivādhīna.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daivāyatta (दैवायत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Dependant upon destiny. E. daiva, and āyatta subject to.

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