Yatas: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yatas (यतस्).—ind. [tad-tasil] (often used merely for the abl. of the relative pronoun yad)

1) From whence (referring to persons or things), from what, from which place or quarter; यतस्त्वया ज्ञानमशेषमाप्तम् (yatastvayā jñānamaśeṣamāptam) R.5.4. (yataḥ = yasmāt from whom); यतश्च भयमाशङ्केत् प्राचीं तां कल्पयेद् दिशम् (yataśca bhayamāśaṅket prācīṃ tāṃ kalpayed diśam) Manusmṛti 7.189.

2) For which reason, wherefore, in consequence of which.

3) As, since, for, because; उवाच चैनं परमार्थतो हरं न वेत्सि नूनं यत एवमात्थ माम् (uvāca cainaṃ paramārthato haraṃ na vetsi nūnaṃ yata evamāttha mām) Kumārasambhava 5.75; R.8.76;13.61; oft. with ततः (tataḥ) as correlative.

4) From which time forward, ever since.

5) That, so that, (yatastataḥ means

1) from which place soever, from any quarter whatever.

2) from any person whatever.

3) anywhere soever, on all sides, in any direction; na vidyamāneṣvartheṣu nārtyāmapi yatastataḥ Manusmṛti 4.15. yato yataḥ

1) from whatever place.

2) from whomsoever, from any person whatever.

3) wherever, in whatever direction; yato yataḥ ṣaṭcaraṇo'- bhivartate Ś.1.23; yato yato niścarati manaścañcalamasthiram Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 6.26. yataḥpramṛti from which time forward.)

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

Yatas (यतस्).—Ind. Because, as, since, whence: see yat E. yad which, what, and tasil substituted for the termination of the 5th case.

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

Yatas (यतस्).—[ya + tas (yad)], adv. 1. Whence, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 27; from any place, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 17; [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 6 (yatas tatas, from wherever, Chr. 19, 5). 2. Since, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 7, 1. 3. As, [Hitopadeśa] 127, 10. 4. Because, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 402. 5. That, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 118. 6. For, [Hitopadeśa] 7, 2, M.M.; [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 194, 4. 7. Where, [Brāhmaṇavilāpa] 1, 20. 8. Doubled, yatoyatas, Whencesoever.

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

Yatas (यतस्).—[adverb] ( = [ablative] of ya) from whom, what or which, (from) where (repeated from whom etc. soever); wherefore, why, because, as; since (±prabhṛti); as soon as; that, so that, in order that. — Cf. tatas.

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

1) Yatas (यतस्):—[from ya-tama] ind. ([from] 3. ya, correlative of tatas, and often used as [ablative] or [instrumental case] of the relative [pronoun]) from which or what, whence, whereof, wherefrom, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (yato yataḥ, ‘from whichever’, ‘from whatever’, ‘whencesoever’; yatas tataḥ, ‘from any one soever’, ‘from any quarter whatever’; yata eva kutaś ca, ‘from this or that place’, ‘whencesoever’)

2) [v.s. ...] where, in what place, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] whither, [Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira; Kathāsaritsāgara] (yato yataḥ, ‘whithersoever’; yatas tataḥ, ‘any whither’, ‘to any place whatever’)

4) [v.s. ...] wherefore, for which reason, in consequence where of [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] as, because, for, since, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (often connecting with a previous statement)

6) [v.s. ...] from which time forward, since when (also with prabhṛti; yato jātā, ‘ever since birth’), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] as soon as, [Ṛg-veda iii, 10, 6]

8) [v.s. ...] that (= ὅτι, also to introduce an oratio recta), [Kāvya literature; Purāṇa]

9) [v.s. ...] in order that (with [Potential]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Yatas (यतस्):—adv. Because, as, since, whence.

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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 (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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