Yauvata; 1 Definition(s)
Yauvata 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.
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Yauvata (यौवत).—[yuvatīnāṃ samūhaḥ aṇ]
1) An assemblage of young women; अवधृत्य दिवोऽपि यौवतैर्नसहाधीतवतीमिमामहम् (avadhṛtya divo'pi yauvatairnasahādhītavatīmimāmaham) N.2.41;11.9; मनुष्यनारीजनतोऽपि यौवतं दिवौकसां श्रेष्ठतमं वदन्ति (manuṣyanārījanato'pi yauvataṃ divaukasāṃ śreṣṭhatamaṃ vadanti) Rām. Ch.2.3.
2) The quality of a young woman (beauty &c.); the state of being a young woman; अहो विबुधयौवतं वहसि तन्वि पृथ्वीगता (aho vibudhayauvataṃ vahasi tanvi pṛthvīgatā) Gīt.1 (surasundarīrūpam).
Derivable forms: yauvatam (यौवतम्).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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