Yeva: 4 definitions


Yeva 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

yeva : (ind.) (emphatic particle), even; just; also.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Yeva, (indecl.) (=eva with accrudescent y from Sandhi. On form and relation between eva & yeva cp. Geiger, P. Gr. § 66, 1. See also eva 2.—The same form in Prākrit: Pischel, Prk. Gr. § 336) emphatic particle, meaning “even, just, also”; occurring most frequently (for eva) after palatal sounds, as : Sn. 580 (pekkhataṃ yeva), 822 (vivekaṃ); DhA. II, 20 (saddhiṃ); PvA. 3 (tasmiṃ), 4 (imasmiṃ), 13 (tumhākaṃ);— further after o: PvA. 39 (apanīto yeva);— after ā: Sn. 1004 (manasā yeva);— after i: S. II, 206 (vuddhi yeva); PvA. 11 (ahosi);— after e: J. I, 82 (vihāre yeva; pubbaṇhe y.); VbhA. 135 (na kevalaṃ ete yeva, aññe pi “not only these, but also others”). Cp. Mhvs 22, 56; VvA. 222; PvA. 47. (Page 558)

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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

yēvā (येवा).—m (yēṇēṃ) Coming or arrival. Little used in this sense except in conjunction with jāvā. 2 Coming (i. e. owing) state (of monies). Ex. pāñca- śēṃ rupayē lōkākaḍē yēvā āhē. 3 fig. Gain; good come home; advantage got, realized, or substantiated. Pr. udaṇḍa khāllā mēvā tara yēīnā ardhabhākarīcā yēvā. 4 Grace, seemliness, portliness, grandeur or comeliness of mien and carriage, full bearing. Ex. dōna tōḷē sōnyānēṃ kasā yēvā ālā; hyā pōrālā kāya yēvā āhē hō! Also fittingness, becomingness, suitableness unto (of articles of dress or decoration). Ex. kāḷyā manuṣyālā mōtyāñcā yēvā asatō.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yeva (येव).—(= Pali id.) = Sanskrit eva (§ 4.66), only in Mahāvastu and not common; usually after vowels, sometimes after anusvāra (probably by extension; Geiger 66.1); after vowels: dūrato yeva Mahāvastu i.35.4 (mss. yena, which might perhaps be kept, meaning where); 237.7; svaka-svakā yeva mātrīyo (so read, see mātrī) bhaginīyo i.351.3, 8; others, ii.54.6; iii.51.6, 11; 91.7 (sa yeva, prose, no v.l.); 216.12 (kuśalāni, em. for mss. kuśalena, yeva, v.l. evaṃ; not certain); 443.17; after anusvāra, etarahiṃ yeva i.286.20; ii.77.2; gantuṃ yevādhyavasito ii.105.11.

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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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