Yavasika, Yāvasika, Yavashika: 6 definitions


Yavasika 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yāvasika (यावसिक).—A mower of grass.

Derivable forms: yāvasikaḥ (यावसिकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yāvasika (यावसिक).—(= Sanskrit yavasa plus -ika; = AMg. jāvasia, grass-seller according to [Ardha-Māgadhī Dictionary]), grass-seller: so Tibetan (rtswa ḥtshoṅ) on Mahāvyutpatti 3775; said of Svastika, q.v. (usually rendered grass-mower): Lalitavistara 286.4 ff., 287.1; Mahāvastu ii.131.12 f.; 264.6.

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

1) Yavāṣika (यवाषिक):—[from yavāṣa] mfn. [gana] kumudādi and prekṣādi.

2) Yāvasika (यावसिक):—[from yāvasa] m. a mower of grass, [Lalita-vistara]

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

Yāvasika (यावसिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jāvasiya.

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Yavasika 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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