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Grammar Search
"yojana" has 2 results
yojana: masculine vocative singular stem: yojana
yojana: neuter vocative singular stem: yojana
Amarakosha Search
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Monier-Williams Search
11 results for yojana"
Devanagari
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yojanan. joining, yoking, harnessing View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. that which is yoked or harnessed, a team, vehicle (also applied to the hymns and prayers addressed to the gods) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. course, path View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. (sometimesm.; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).) a stage or yojana- (id est a distance traversed in one harnessing or without unyoking; especially a particular measure of distance, sometimes regarded as equal to 4 or 5 English miles, but more correctly = 4 krośa-s or about 9 miles;according to other calculations = 2 1/2 English miles, and according to some = 8 krośa-s) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. instigation, stimulation View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. mental concentration, abstraction, directing the thoughts to one point (equals yoga-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. the Supreme Spirit of the Universe (equals paramātman-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojanan. a finger View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojananf(ā-). use, application, arrangement, preparation View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojananf(ā-). erecting, constructing, building View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
yojananf(ā-). junction, union, combination View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Macdonell Vedic Search
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yojana yój-ana, n. league, i. 35, 8 [yoking from yuj yoke].
Macdonell Search
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yojana n. yoking; team, vehicle (RV., rare); path (V.); yogana (distance driven at a yoking or stretch), a measure of distance equal to four krosas or about nine English miles; preparation, arrangement (also â, f.); instigation; erection; mental concentration; union, combination, with (in. or --°ree;): â, f. grammatical construction; -gandha, a. whose odour extends for a yoga na: â, f. ep. of Satyavatî (mother of Vyâsa); -bâhu, a. having arms a yogana in length, excessively long-armed; m. ep. of Râvana; -sata, n. a hundred yoganas.
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yojana Occurs frequently in the Rigveda and later as a measure of distance but there is no reference defining its real lengtḥ Later it is reckoned at four Krośas or about nine mile.
Vedabase Search
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yojana a distance of eight milesCC Madhya 21.4
SB 5.24.2
yojana a measurement equal to eight milesSB 5.24.1
yojana a measurement of eight milesSB 8.2.1
yojana eight milesCC Adi 5.119
SB 5.20.30
yojana eight-mile units of measurementSB 5.25.1
yojana lengths of eight milesCC Adi 5.97
yojana yojanasSB 5.20.24
yojana yojanas (eight miles eachSB 5.16.7
yojana yojanas (one yojana measures about eight miles)SB 10.57.18
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yojana noun (feminine neuter) application (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
arrangement (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
building (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
combination (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
constructing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
erecting (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
junction (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
preparation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
union (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
use (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 5283/72933
yojana noun (feminine neuter) a finger (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a stage or Yojana (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a team (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
abstraction (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
course (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
directing the thoughts to one point (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
harnessing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
instigation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
joining (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
mental concentration (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
path (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
stimulation (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
that which is yoked or harnessed (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the Supreme spirit of the Universe (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
vehicle (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
yoking (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 1041/72933
 

yojana

a measurement of distance in ancient India, somewhere between 13 to 16 kilometers.

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