Yamyottaravritta, Yāmyōttaravṛtta, Yāmyottaravṛtta, Yamyottara-vritta: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Yāmyōttaravṛtta and Yāmyottaravṛtta can be transliterated into English as Yamyottaravrtta or Yamyottaravritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Yāmyottaravṛtta (याम्योत्तरवृत्त).—(or yāmyottaraa or yāmyottaramaṇḍala) The local meridian. Note: Yāmyottara-vṛtta is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
yāmyōttaravṛtta (याम्योत्तरवृत्त).—n S (A circle running south and north.) The solstitial colure: also any meridian.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
yāmyōttaravṛtta (याम्योत्तरवृत्त).—n Meridian.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāmyottaravṛtta (याम्योत्तरवृत्त):—[=yāmyottara-vṛtta] [from yāmyottara > yāmya > yāma] n. s° and n° circle, the solstitial colure, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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