Upayuj: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upayuj (उपयुज्).—7 Ā.

1) To use, employ, apply; षाड्गुण्यमुपयुञ्जीत (ṣāḍguṇyamupayuñjīta) Śiśupālavadha 2.93; षडुपायुङ्क्त समीक्ष्य तत्फलम् (ṣaḍupāyuṅkta samīkṣya tatphalam) R.8.21; M.5.12; अनुपयुज्यमान (anupayujyamāna) useless, good for nothing, Ś.7; Uttararāmacarita 4.

2) To enjoy, taste; पय उपयुज्य (paya upayujya) Meghadūta 13 v. l.; फलान्युपायुङ्क्त स दण्डनीतेः (phalānyupāyuṅkta sa daṇḍanīteḥ) R.18.46; Bhaṭṭikāvya 8.39;

3) To devote or attach oneself to; न मृगैरुपयुज्यते (na mṛgairupayujyate) is not loved Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.23; न वै प्राज्ञा गतश्रीकं भर्तारमुपयुञ्जते (na vai prājñā gataśrīkaṃ bhartāramupayuñjate) Subhāṣ.

4) To yoke or harness (as horses to a carriage); यामन्यामन्नुपयुक्तं वहिष्ठम् (yāmanyāmannupayuktaṃ vahiṣṭham) Av.4.23.3.

5) To appropriate, consume, eat; राजा तत् (rājā tat) (dhanam) उपयु- ञ्जानश्चौरस्याप्नोति किल्बिषम् (upayu- ñjānaścaurasyāpnoti kilbiṣam) Manusmṛti 8.4. -pass.

1) To be used or applied.

2) To be fit or proper; तस्येयमुपयुज्यते (tasyeyamupayujyate) Bhāg.

3) To be of use, be taken into account; तेजसा सह जातानां वयः कुत्रोपयुज्यते (tejasā saha jātānāṃ vayaḥ kutropayujyate) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.328.

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

Upayuj (उपयुज्).—[Middle] (A.) yoke, harness, put to ([locative]); use, employ, appropriate, enjoy; consume, eat. [Passive] be applied, be useful, necessary, requisite, or qualified for ([locative], [dative] of th., [genetive] of [person or personal]).

Upayuj is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upa and yuj (युज्).

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

1) Upayuj (उपयुज्):—[=upa-√yuj] only [Ātmanepada] ([Pāṇini 1-3, 64]) -yuṅkte (but also rarely [Parasmaipada] e.g. [imperfect tense] -ayunak, [Ṛg-veda x, 102, 7]) to harness to, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda iv, 23, 3; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa v];

—to take for one’s self, appropriate, [Ṛg-veda i, 165, 5; Mahābhārata; Manu-smṛti viii, 40];

—to follow, attach one’s self to, be devoted;

—to undertake, [Mahābhārata];

—to use, employ, apply, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa];

—to have the use of, enjoy (e.g. food or a woman or dominion etc.), [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Lāṭyāyana; Mahābhārata] etc.:—[Passive voice] -yujyate, to be employed or applicable, be useful or fit or proper, [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.:—[Causal] -yojayati, to use, employ, [Suśruta];

—to cause to eat, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra];

—to come into contact, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) Upāyuj (उपायुज्):—[=upā-√yuj] [Parasmaipada] (1. sg. -yunajmi) to put to, harness, [Ṛg-veda iii, 35, 2.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Upayuj (उपयुज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uvauṃja.

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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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