Yojaka: 7 definitions

Introduction

Yojaka 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Yojaka (योजक).—Causal instrument or causal agent; the word is used in the sense of प्रयोजक (prayojaka) in the Jainendra grammar; cf..]ain.I.2.125.

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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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yojaka : (m.) one who joints. Connected or yokes; a composer.

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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

yōjaka (योजक).—a (S) That invents, devises, excogitates. 2 In figurative senses. That arranges, concerts, contrives, disposes. 3 That joins, unites &c.; that applies or puts to. 4 Used ignorantly in the sense of yōjita Invented, devised &c. 5 In arithmetic. That (quantity or amount) which is to be added, addendum.

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

yōjaka (योजक).—a That invents. That arranges. That joins. Addendum-in arithmetic.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yojaka (योजक).—a. [yuj-ṇvul]

1) One who yokes or harnesses.

2) Joining, uniting, providing &c.

3) A joiner, arranger, contriver; योजकस्तत्र दुर्लभः (yojakastatra durlabhaḥ). Subhāṣ.

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

1) Yojaka (योजक):—[from yoga] m. a yoker, harnesser, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a user, employer, [Kāvya literature]

3) [v.s. ...] an arranger, preparer, contriver, effecter (cf. yuddha-y)

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Agni (as the nuptial fire), [Gṛhyāsaṃgraha]

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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. 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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