Yayajuka, Yāyajūka: 9 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yāyajūka (यायजूक).—[yaj yaṅ ūka] A performer of frequent sacrifices, one who constantly performs sacrifices (ijyā- śīla); तं यायजूकः सह भिक्षुमुख्यैः (taṃ yāyajūkaḥ saha bhikṣumukhyaiḥ) Bk.2.2; राजा महात्मा तेजस्वी यायजूकः सतां गतिम् (rājā mahātmā tejasvī yāyajūkaḥ satāṃ gatim) Rām.2.72.15.
Derivable forms: yāyajūkaḥ (यायजूकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The performer of frequent sacrifices. E. yaj to sacrifice. aff. ūka, the root repeated, and the first vowel made long.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāyajūka (यायजूक).—[yāyaj + ūka] ([frequentative.] of yaj), m. A performer of frequent sacrifices.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāyajūka (यायजूक).—[adjective] sacrificing eagerly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yāyajūka (यायजूक):—mf(ā)n. ([from] [Intensive] of √1. yaj) constantly sacrificing, devout, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
2) m. a performer of frequent sacrifices, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yāyajūka (यायजूक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. The performer of frequent sacrifices.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Yāyajūka (ಯಾಯಜೂಕ):—[adjective] performing religious sacrifices frequently.
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1) [noun] a man who performs religious sacrifices frequently.
2) [noun] a man who worships a deity; a worshipper.
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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