Yamyottara, Yāmyōttarā, Yāmyottarā, Yāmyottara, Yamya-uttara: 6 definitions


Yamyottara 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—(or yāmyottaravṛtta or yāmyottaramaṇḍala) The local meridian. Note: Yāmyottara is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yāmyōttarā (याम्योत्तरा).—f S A secondary or a great circle perpendicular to another great circle.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—a. going from south to north. °वृत्तम् (vṛttam) the solstitial colure.

Yāmyottara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yāmya and uttara (उत्तर).

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

Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—Adj. Going from south to north.

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

Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर).—[adjective] southern and northern.

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

1) Yāmyottara (याम्योत्तर):—[from yāmya > yāma] mfn. southern and northern, [Sūryasiddhānta]

2) [v.s. ...] going from south to north, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

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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. 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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