Yauktika: 11 definitions


Yauktika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yauktika (यौक्तिक).—a S Relating to art or invention; artificial, factitious, mechanical. 2 Formed by combination with other words or with particles and affixes--a word. Ex. dēvabhakta & vidvān. 3 That has a compound or an allusive significance--a word. Ex. balāhaka A cloud. 4 Relating to Yog or abstract meditation.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

yauktika (यौक्तिक).—a Relating to art or invention. Relating to yōga.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yauktika (यौक्तिक).—a. (- f.) [युक्तित आगत ठक् (yuktita āgata ṭhak)]

1) Suitable, fit, proper.

2) Logical, based on argument or reasoning.

3) Deducible.

4) Usual, customary.

-kaḥ A king's companion; cf. नर्मसचिव (narmasaciva).

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

Yauktika (यौक्तिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Connective, binding. 2. Inferrible, deducible. 3. Customary, usual. 4. Right, proper. 5. Founded on reasoning, logical. m.

(-kaḥ) A minister or associate to one’s pleasure or amusement. E. yukti union, association, aff. ṭhak .

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

Yauktika (यौक्तिक).—i. e. yukti + ika, I. adj. 1. Connective. 2. Deducible. 3. Usual. 4. Proper, right. Ii. m. An associate of one’s amusements.

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

1) Yauktika (यौक्तिक):—mfn. ([from] yukti) suitable, proper, fit, logical, reasonable (a-y), [Kapila]

2) connective, binding, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) usual, customary, [ib.]

4) m. a king’s companion or associate (= narma-saciva), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Yauktika (यौक्तिक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Connective; inferrible; proper. m. A minister to one’s pleasures.

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

Yauktika (यौक्तिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Juttiya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Yauktika 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yauktika (ಯೌಕ್ತಿಕ):—

1) [adjective] according to the principles of logic or correct reasoning.

2) [adjective] suitable; proper; fit.

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Yauktika (ಯೌಕ್ತಿಕ):—

1) [noun] a crafty or underhanded device, maneuver, stratagem employed to defeat one’s enemy.

2) [noun] a man who uses logic extensively to prove his views.

3) [noun] a king’s companion or associate.

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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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