Yatavac, Yatavāc, Yata-vac: 4 definitions


Yatavac means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Yatavach.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yatavāc (यतवाच्).—a. restraining one's speech, observing silence, reticent; see वाग्यत (vāgyata).

Yatavāc is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yata and vāc (वाच्).

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

Yatavāc (यतवाच्):—[=yata-vāc] [from yata > yam] mfn. = -gir, [Maitrī-upaniṣad; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Yatavac in German

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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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