Yavajjivam, Yāvajjīvam, Yavat-jivam: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yāvajjīvam (यावज्जीवम्).—ind. for life, throughout life, for the rest of one's life; यावज्जीवं त्रयो वन्द्या वेदान्तो गुरुरीश्वरः (yāvajjīvaṃ trayo vandyā vedānto gururīśvaraḥ) Subhāṣ; यावज्जीवं सुखं जीवेत् (yāvajjīvaṃ sukhaṃ jīvet) Subhāṣ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāvajjīvam (यावज्जीवम्).—yavajjīvam, i. e. yāvant-jīva + m, adv. All one’s life, [Pañcatantra] pr. [distich] 4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāvajjīvam (यावज्जीवम्).—[adverb] throughout life.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāvajjīvam (यावज्जीवम्):—[=yāvaj-jīvam] [from yāvaj > yāvat] ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ??? etc.]) ind. during the whole of life, for life.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Yāvajjīvam (यावज्जीवम्):—(yāvat + jīvam absol.) adv. das ganze Leben hindurch, auf Lebenszeit [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 4, 30.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 5, 2, 2, 4. 5, 3, 6. 9, 3, 4, 4.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 18, 6, 30.] [Śāṅkhāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 3, 1, 8.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 36, 24.] [Spr. 35. 901.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 2, 90.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 16, 26.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 21, 40.] [Pañcatantra 221, 17. fg.] [SARVADARŚANAS. 1, 17.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati] in [Lassen’s Anthologie (III) 35, 3.] yāvajjīvena dass. [Spr. 5470.] yāvajjīvakṛtasukṛta [Oxforder Handschriften 282,b,28.]
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