Yuthapati, Yutha-pati, Yūthapati: 4 definitions


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

[«previous (Y) next»] — Yuthapati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yūthapati (यूथपति).—

1) the leader of a troop or band.

2) the head of a flock or herd (usually of elephants), a lordly elephant; मृगेन्द्रविक्रीडितयूथपा इव (mṛgendravikrīḍitayūthapā iva) Bhāg.4.1.2; गजयूथप यूथिकाशबलकेशी (gajayūthapa yūthikāśabalakeśī) V.4.46.

Derivable forms: yūthapatiḥ (यूथपतिः).

Yūthapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yūtha and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): yūthanātha, yūthapa.

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

Yūthapati (यूथपति).—[masculine] the same.

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

Yūthapati (यूथपति):—[=yūtha-pati] [from yūtha] m. idem, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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

Yūthapati refers to: same J. III, 174 (elephant); DhA. I, 81 (id.). (Page 557)

Note: yūthapati is a Pali compound consisting of the words yūtha and pati.

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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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