Niyoktavya: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Niyoktavya (नियोक्तव्य).—a.

1) To be placed in or put to.

2) To be appointed, intrusted, charged.

3) To be harassed, prosecuted; न स राज्ञा नियोक्तव्यः (na sa rājñā niyoktavyaḥ) Manusmṛti 8.186.

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

Niyoktavya (नियोक्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) To be appointed or authorized. E. ni, yuj to join, affix tavya.

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

Niyoktavya (नियोक्तव्य).—[adjective] to be turned to ([locative]); to be appointed to or commissioned with ([locative]); to be called to account.

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

1) Niyoktavya (नियोक्तव्य):—[=ni-yoktavya] [from ni-yuj] mfn. to be placed in or put to ([locative case]; ātmā sukhe niyoktavyaḥ, we shall enjoy ourselves, [Rāmāyaṇa])

2) [v.s. ...] to be appointed or authorized or charged or intrusted with ([locative case]), [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] to be harassed or prosecuted, [Manu-smṛti viii, 186] ([varia lectio] abhi-yokt).

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

Niyoktavya (नियोक्तव्य):—[ni-yoktavya] (vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a. That may be appointed or authorised.

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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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