Gatayus, Gatāyus, Gata-ayus: 8 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gatāyus (गतायुस्).—a. decrepit, infirm, very old.
Gatāyus is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gata and āyus (आयुस्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yuḥ-yuḥ-yuḥ) 1. Very old, infirm, decrepid, decayed. 2. Dead. E. gata, and āyus life.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gatāyus (गतायुस्).—adj. 1. lifeless, [Pañcatantra] 101, 23. 2. whose life is forfeited, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 1, 10.
Gatāyus is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gata and āyus (आयुस्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gatāyus (गतायुस्).—[adjective] going to die or dead (lit. whose life is gone).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gatāyus (गतायुस्):—[from gata > gam] mfn. one whose vital power has vanished, decayed, very old, [Rāmāyaṇa; Suśruta; Hitopadeśa]
2) [v.s. ...] dead, [Rāmāyaṇa vi; Pañcatantra i, 21, 8/9.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gatāyus (गतायुस्):—[gatā+yus] (yuḥ-yuḥ-yuḥ) a. Old; dead.
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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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Starts with: Gatayushya.
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