Yayu: 10 definitions
Yayu 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Yayu (ययु).—A horse of the moon's chariot.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 53.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Yayu (ययु).—[Uṇādi-sūtra 1.21]
1) A horse fit for a sacrifice; तूर्णमय ययुमिवानुययुः (tūrṇamaya yayumivānuyayuḥ) Śiśupālavadha 15.69.
2) A horse (in general).
Derivable forms: yayuḥ (ययुः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yuḥ) 1. A horse fit for the Aśwamedha sacrifice. 2. Any horse. E. yā to go, Unadi aff. ku, the root reiterated.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yayu (ययु).— (vb. yā, red., + u), m. 1. A horse. 2. A horse fit for sacrifice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yayu (ययु).—[adjective] = [preceding] [adjective]; [masculine] horse.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yayu (ययु):—[from yayi] mfn. (yayu in a corrupted passage, [Atharva-veda iv, 24, 2]) going, moving, swift (applied to a horse), [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a horse ([especially] ‘one fit for sacrifice’), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the horses of the Moon, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] the way of final beatitude, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] f. obtaining, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] mfn. having a long stick, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yayu (ययु):—(yuḥ) 2. m. A horse; one fit for the Aswamedha sacrifice.
[Sanskrit to German]
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
1) [noun] a horse (in gen.).
2) [noun] the sacrificial horse which is meant to be sacrificed at the end of the sacrifice.
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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Starts with: Yayulinau.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 6(b) - Classification of Vedas in Different Branches < [Book 12 - Twelfth Skandha]
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)