Yogyata, Yogyatā: 4 definitions


Yogyata 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Shodhganga: Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra: a critical study

Yogyatā (योग्यता).—Consistency among the words in a sentence.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Yogyatā (योग्यता).—Compatibility of sense; cf. असत्यपि च गोहनने तस्य योग्यतया गेघ्न इत्यभिधीयते (asatyapi ca gohanane tasya yogyatayā geghna ityabhidhīyate) Kas. on P. III.4.73.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogyatā (योग्यता).—

1) Ability, capability; न युद्धयोग्यतामस्य पश्यामि सह राक्षसैः (na yuddhayogyatāmasya paśyāmi saha rākṣasaiḥ) Rām.

2) Fitness, propriety.

3) Appropriateness.

4) (In Nyāya phil.) Fitness or compatibility of sense, the absence of absurdity in the mutual connection of the things signified by the words; e. g. in अग्निना सिञ्चति (agninā siñcati) there is no योग्यता (yogyatā); it is thus defined:-- एकपदार्थेऽपरपदार्थसंसर्गो योग्यता (ekapadārthe'parapadārthasaṃsargo yogyatā) Tarka K.; or पदार्थानां परस्पर- संबन्धे बाधाभावः (padārthānāṃ paraspara- saṃbandhe bādhābhāvaḥ) S. D.2; पदार्थे तत्र तद्वत्ता योग्यता परिकीर्तिता (padārthe tatra tadvattā yogyatā parikīrtitā) Bhāṣāparichcheda.

5) Purity (pavitratā); व्यनक्ति कालत्रित- येऽपि योग्यताम् (vyanakti kālatrita- ye'pi yogyatām) Śi.1.26.

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

Yogyatā (योग्यता).—f.

(-tā) Fitness, suitableness, propriety. E. yogya, tal aff.; also with tva, yogyatvaṃ .

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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