Yavakya: 7 definitions


Yavakya 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yavakya (यवक्य).—a. [yava-yat kuk ca] Sown with or fit for barley (as a field); P.V.2.3.

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

Yavakya (यवक्य).—mfn.

(-kyaḥ-kyā-kyaṃ) Fit for or producing barley, a field, &c. E. yavaka barley, yat aff.

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

Yavakya (यवक्य).—i. e. yavaka + ya, adj. Fit for producing barley.

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

Yavakya (यवक्य):—[from yava] mfn. sown with barley, [Pāṇini 5-2, 3.]

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

Yavakya (यवक्य):—[(kyaḥ-kyā-kyaṃ) a.] Fit for or producing barley.

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Yavakya 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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