Yajyu: 5 definitions
Yajyu 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Pious, devout.
2) Worshipping, adoring, honouring.
-jyuḥ 1 A priest familiar with the Yajurveda (adhvaryu).
2) The institutor of a sacrifice (yajamāna).
3) An adherent to the यजुःशाखा (yajuḥśākhā).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jyuḥ) A Brahmana, conversant with the Yajur-Veda. E. yaj to worship, Unadi aff. yuc .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yajyu (यज्यु).—[adjective] performing or receiving worship.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yajyu (यज्यु):—[from yaj] mfn. worshipping, devout, pious, [Ṛg-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] worthy of worship, adorable, [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] m. an Adhvaryu priest, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] the institutor of a sacrifice (= yajamāna), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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