Yayati, Yāyati, Yayāti: 18 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Yayāti (ययाति):—, jā f. metron. der Mādhavī [Mahābhārata 5, 4031.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Yayāti (ययाति):—m. Nomen proprium eines Stammhauptes der Vorzeit , eines Sohnes des Nahuṣa. yayātivat Adv.
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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Ends with (+2): Abhidhyayati, Akhyayati, Anusamyayati, Arogyayati, Avashyayati, Bodharanyayati, Brahmacaitanyayati, Dhyayati, Hriyayati, Pattiyayati, Piyayati, Pratyayati, Riyayati, Sampiyayati, Sharmishthayayati, Shishyayati, Svadhyayati, Svastyayati, Ucchrayayati, Uchchhrayayati.
Full-text (+183): Turvasu, Puru, Sarmishtha, Yadu, Nahushi, Nahusa, Yayata, Druhyu, Nahushatmaja, Yayatika, Devayani, Purvayayata, Yayativijaya, Yayatipatana, Yayaticarita, Yavana, Tribhanu, Yayatija, Varenyaya, Yayativat.
Search found 34 books and stories containing Yayati, Yāyati, Yayāti; (plurals include: Yayatis, Yāyatis, Yayātis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter X - An account of Nahusha and Yayati < [Book IV]
Chapter XVI - Dynasty of Turvasu < [Book IV]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 30 - Account of the King Yayati < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 1 - An Account of Janamejaya’s Family < [Book 3 - Bhavishya Parva]
Chapter 33 - An Account of Haihayas and Kartavirya < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXXI < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
Section LXXXVIII < [Sambhava Parva]
Section LXXXIV < [Sambhava Parva]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)