Iyattva: 2 definitions


Iyattva 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iyattva (इयत्त्व).—(a)

1) So much, fixed measure or quantity; ईदृक्तया रूपमियत्तया वा (īdṛktayā rūpamiyattayā vā) R.13.5; न (na)...यशः परिच्छे- त्तुमियत्तयालम् (yaśaḥ paricche- ttumiyattayālam) 6.77; K.129,182. (b) Limited number, limitation; न गुणानामियत्तया (na guṇānāmiyattayā) R.1.32.

2) Limit, standard.

Derivable forms: iyattvam (इयत्त्वम्).

See also (synonyms): iyattā.

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

Iyattva (इयत्त्व):—[=iyat-tva] [from iyat] n. the state of being, of such extent, quantity, fixed measure or quantity, so much, [Raghuvaṃśa; Kādambarī etc.]

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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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