Yayi, Yāyī, Yayī: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Yayi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yāyī : (m.) one who goes. (in cpds.), such as sīghayāyī.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yāyī (यायी).—m (S) A traveler; a passenger or sojourner; one that comes. 2 Any adventitious occurrence or occasion; an emergency, a contingency.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

yāyī (यायी).—m A traveller. A contingency.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yayi (ययि) or Yayī (ययी).—m. [cf. Uṇ.3.159]

1) A horse fit for the Aśvamedha (or any) sacrifice.

2) A horse in general.

3) A road.

4) Name of Śiva.

5) A cloud.

Derivable forms: yayiḥ (ययिः).

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

Yayi (ययि).—m. (-yiḥ or ) 1. A road. 2. A name of Siva. 3. A horse. E. to go, Unadi aff. i.

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

Yayi (ययि).— (vb. , red.), A cloud Chr. 293, 2 = [Rigveda.] i. 87, 2.

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Yayī (ययी).— (cf. yayi), m. A horse.

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

Yayi (ययि).—[adjective] running, hastening; [masculine] cloud.

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Yayī (ययी).—[adjective] running, hastening; [masculine] cloud.

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

1) Yayi (ययि):—mfn. (√) going, hastening, quick, [Ṛg-veda]

2) m. a cloud, [ib.]

3) Yayī (ययी):—[from yayi] mfn. = yayi, [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Yayī (ययी):—(yī) 3. m. Shiva; a road.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yayi (ययि):—

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Yayi (ययि):—und yayī

1) Adj. laufend , eilend.

2) m. yayi Wolke.

3) *m. yayī — a) Ross. — b) Beiname Civa's.

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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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