Yuva: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Yuva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: The effect of Samvatsaras: Satvargas

Yuva (युव) refers to the ninth saṃvatsara (“jovian year)” in Vedic astrology.—The native who is blessed with birth in the ‘samvatsara’ of ‘yuva’ is the direct incarnation of happiness, is endowed with good qualities, is courteous, peaceful, bountiful or generous, full of erudition or learning, long-lived, has a very hard and firm body and is contented.

According with Jataka Parijata, the person born in the year yuva (1995-1996 AD) will be covetous, fickle-minded, ill-tempered, possessing a constitution, little liable to illness and acquainted with the healing art.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Yuva (युव) is the ninth of sixty years (saṃvatsara) in the Vedic lunar calendar according to the Arcana-dīpikā by Vāmana Mahārāja (cf. Appendix).—Accordingl, There are sixty different names for each year in the Vedic lunar calendar, which begins on the new moon day (Amāvasyā) after the appearance day of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu (Gaura-pūrṇimā), in February or March. The Vedic year [viz., Yuva], therefore, does not correspond exactly with the Christian solar calendar year.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

yuva : (m.) a youth (nom. sing. yuvā).

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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

yuvā (युवा).—m S A young man, one entering on the state of virility: also a man from the age of sixteen to that of forty.

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

yuvā (युवा).—m A young man.

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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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yuva (युव).—[pronoun] st. ([dual]) of 2d [person or personal] (°— often yuvā).

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

1) Yuva (युव):—1 actual base of the 2nd [person] [pronoun] in the dual number (from which the forms yuvām, yuvābhyām, yuvayos; ved. also yuvam, yuvabhyām, yuvat, yuvos, are derived).

2) Yuvā (युवा):—[from yuva] 1. yuvā (for 2. See [column]3), in [compound] for 1. yuva.

3) Yuva (युव):—[from yuvan] 2. yuva in [compound] for yuvan.

4) Yuvā (युवा):—2. yuvā f. (for 1. See [column]2) Name of one of Agni’s arrows, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Yuva (युव):—Pronominalstamm s. u. 1. yu .

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Yuvā (युवा):—f. heisst ein Pfeil Agni's: yā ta.iṣuryu.ā nāma.tayā no mṛḍa [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 5, 5, 9, 1.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Yuva (युव):—1. Prom. s.u. 1. yu 1).

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Yuva (युव):—2. = yuvan in pratiyuvam (Nachtr. 5).

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Yuvā (युवा):—f. heisst ein Pfeil Agni's.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Yuvā (युवा):—(a) youthful; (nm) youth.

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