Yathavat, Yathāvat: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Yathāvat (यथावत्).—As it is in the original Samahitapaatha without any change of accent, etc. when cited in the Padapaatha: the word अव्ययवत् (avyayavat) (not allowing any change or reduction) is given by Uvvata in explanation of यथावत् (yathāvat); cf. दृश्यते पदं यथावत् (dṛśyate padaṃ yathāvat) R. Pr. XI.31.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yathāvat (यथावत्).—ind.

1) Duly, properly, rightly; oft. with the force of an adjective; अध्यापिपद् गाधिसुतो यथावत् (adhyāpipad gādhisuto yathāvat) Bhaṭṭikāvya 2.21; लिपेर्यथावद् ग्रहणेन (liperyathāvad grahaṇena) R.3.28.

2) According to rule or precept, as enjoined by rules; ततो यथावद् विहिता- ध्वराय (tato yathāvad vihitā- dhvarāya) R.5.19; Manusmṛti 6.1;8.214.

3) Exactly, truly.

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

Yathāvat (यथावत्).—Ind. 1. Truly, exactly, as it was, according to law or usage. 2. accordingly, conformably. E. yathā and vatri aff.

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

Yathāvat (यथावत्).—[yathā + vat], adv. 1. Exactly as it was, truly, Chr. 63, 63. 2. According to law, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 89. 3. Accordingly, suitably, [Nala] 6, 8.

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

Yathāvat (यथावत्).—[adverb] according to propriety, as is fit or right, properly, duly.

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

1) Yathāvat (यथावत्):—[=yathā-vat] [from yathā > ya-tama] ind. duly, properly, rightly, suitably, exactly, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] as, like (= yathā), [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

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

Yathāvat (यथावत्):—adv. Exactly; accordingly.

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Yathavat 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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