Yat, aka: Yāṭ; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Yat (यत्).—See य (ya) (6).

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Yāṭ (याट्).—Augment या () prefixed to the caseaffixes marked with the mute letter ङ् () (i,e. the dat. sing. the abl. sing the gen. sing. and the loc sing.) after a feminine base ending in आ; e. g. रमायै, रमायाः, रमायाम् (ramāyai, ramāyāḥ, ramāyām); cf याडापः (yāḍāpaḥ) P.VII.3.113.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yat (यत्).—1 Ā. (yatate, yatita)

1) To attempt, endeavour, strive, try (usually with inf. or dat.); सर्वः कल्ये वयसि यतते लब्धुमर्थान् कुटुम्बी (sarvaḥ kalye vayasi yatate labdhumarthān kuṭumbī) V.3.1.

2) To strive after, be eager or anxious for, long for; या न ययौ प्रियमन्यवधूभ्यः सारतरा- गमना यतमानम् (yā na yayau priyamanyavadhūbhyaḥ sāratarā- gamanā yatamānam) Śi.4.45; R.9.7.

3) To exert oneself, persevere, labour.

4) To observe caution, be watchful; यततो ह्यपि कौन्तेय पुरुषस्य विपश्चितः (yatato hyapi kaunteya puruṣasya vipaścitaḥ) Bg.2.6.

5) Ved. To excite, stir up, rouse.

6) To join. associate with.

7) To go, proceed. -Caus. (yātayati-te) To return, rapay, requite, recompense, restore.

2) To despise, censure.

3) To encourage, animate.

4) To torture, distress, annoy.

5) To prepare, elaborate.

6) Ved. To join unite.

7) To cause to be returned or restored.

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Yat (यत्).—a. Going, moving; स्थितं च यच्च (sthitaṃ ca yacca) (brahmaṇo rūpe) Bṛ. Up.2.3.1.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yāt (यात्).—[, Lefm. in LV 62.12 (prose), evidently supposed to mean since (Vedic yāt, assumed by Pischel 427 as base for Prakrit jā, which others derive from Sanskrit yāvat). But no ms. reads yāt; some yā, others omit the word (probably with orig. text) or have other variants. Such a Pktism, and a dubious one at that, can hardly be assumed in the prose of LV.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yat (यत्).—[(ī) yatī] r. 1st cl. (yatate) To resolve or determine in consequence of a wish or desire, to apply or endeavour strenuously, to energize, to persevere. r. 10 cl. (yātayati-te) 1. To distress or afflict. 2. To beat. 3. To order. 4. To collect, to assemble. 5. To work, to make or manufacture. 6. To prevent, to remove. 7. To return, to give back, to requite. 8. To barter or exchange. 9. To purify. 10. To encourage. With nira or vi prefixed, To chastise, to punish, to inflict pain. With nis or prati, 1. To restore. 2. To requite.

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Yat (यत्).—Ind. Because as, since, wherefore, correlative of tat thence, therefore, &c. E. yat to check, to restrain, kvip and tuk affs.

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Yāt (यात्).—Ind. An interjection. I. Of pleasure. 2. Of alarm. 3. Of restlessness.

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Yāt (यात्).—m. (-yān-yāntī-yāt) Going. E. to go, śatṛ aff.

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

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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