Yajusha, Yājuṣa: 6 definitions



Yajusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Yājuṣa can be transliterated into English as Yajusa or Yajusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yājuṣa (याजुष).—a S Relating to the yajurvēda. 2 An observer of religious rites and ceremonies as prescribed in the yajurvēda.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yājuṣa (याजुष).—a. (-ṣī f.) [यजुस्-अण् (yajus-aṇ)] Relating to the Yajurveda.

-ṣaḥ 1 A follower of the Yajurveda.

2) A partridge (tittira).

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

Yājuṣa (याजुष).—mfn.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣī-ṣaṃ) Belonging to or relating to the Yajur-Veda. E. yajur or yajus the Veda, aṇ aff.

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

1) Yajuṣa (यजुष):—[from yaj] See ṛg-yajuṣa.

2) Yājuṣa (याजुष):—[from yājurvaidika] mf(ī)n. relating to the Yajus or Yajurveda, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. an observer of religious ceremonies as prescribed in the Yajur-veda, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) [v.s. ...] a partridge (cf. taittirīya-saṃhitā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

context information

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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