Yani, Yānī: 3 definitions
Yani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Yaani.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
yānī : (m.) one who drives in a carriage.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yānī (यानी):—[from yāna > yā] f. a path, course, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Kāṭhaka] (cf. [gana] gaurādi)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Yānī (यानी) [Also spelled yaani]:—[[~ne]] (ind) that is, that is to say.
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Ends with (+396): Abhyani, Acariyani, Acaryani, Acharyani, Adhishrayani, Adinarayani, Agneyani, Agrahayani, Agrayani, Ahicumbakayani, Ahinilvayani, Ahinirvlayani, Aindrayani, Ajbhayani, Ajyani, Akhyayani, Akshayani, Aligavyayani, Amitrayani, Amraguptayani.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Yani, Yānī; (plurals include: Yanis, Yānīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.3 - (d) Technical terms used by Arurar in relation to Dance and Music < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 7 - Age of Nampi (Sundarar)—Examined < [Volume 1 - Nampi Arurar’s Tevaram (his life and age)]