Yatri, Yātṛ, Yatrī: 10 definitions


Yatri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

The Sanskrit term Yātṛ can be transliterated into English as Yatr or Yatri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Yatri in India is the name of a plant defined with Justicia gendarussa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ecbolium gendarussa Kuntze (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Taxon (1980)
· Notulae Systematicae. (1947)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Berichte der Schweizerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft (1976)
· Catalogue des Plantes de Madagascar, Acanth. (1939)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yātṛ (यातृ).—f. [Uṇādi-sūtra 2.96.] A husband's brother's wife. -m.

1) A goer, a traveller.

2) A driver, coachman.

3) Ved. A destroyer.

4) An avenger.

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

Yātṛ (यातृ).—m.

(-tā) 1. A charioteer, a driver. 2. A husband’s brother’s wife. E. yat to endeavour assiduously, Unadi aff. ṛt, and the radical vowel made long.

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

Yātṛ (यातृ).—I. i. e. yā + tṛ, m. A driver, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 290. Ii. Perhaps yam + tṛ, f. A husband’s brother’s wife.

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

Yātṛ (यातृ).—1. [adjective] going, driving, riding etc., ceasing, perishing; [masculine] the driver of a carriage.

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Yātṛ (यातृ).—2. [masculine] avenger.

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Yātṛ (यातृ).—3. [feminine] a husband’s brother’s wife.

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

1) Yātṛ (यातृ):—[from ] 1. yātṛ mfn. going, travelling, marching, being on a journey, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] going for, seeking, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) going to or in, riding on [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] m. a charioteer (?), [Ṛg-veda i, 70, 11]

5) [v.s. ...] (yātṛ), an avenger (?), [Ṛg-veda i, 32, 14] (= hantṛ, [Sāyaṇa])

6) 2. yātṛ f. ([accusative] yātaram [nominative case] [accusative] [dual number] rau [nominative case] [plural] ras, [Vopadeva]; for 1. yātṛ See p. 849, col. 2) a husband’s brother’s wife, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

7) cf. [Greek] εἰνάτηρ; [Latin] janitrices; Lit. jentḗ; [Slavonic or Slavonian] jetry.

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

Yātṛ (यातृ):—(tā) 4. m. A charioteer, driver; husband’s brother’s wife.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Yātṛ (यातृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Jāā, Jāu.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Yātrī (यात्री):—(nm) a traveller, wayfarer; passenger; pilgrim.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yātṛ (ಯಾತೃ):—

1) [noun] = ಯಾತು - [yatu -] 1.

2) [noun] one who drives a chariot; a charioteer.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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