By M. A. Alwar
Iyat can be used in all the three genders.
It is derived from "idaṁ parimāṇamasya" which means 'This is its measure'. Idam is formed from the affix vat. In this v is replaced by y.
The word Iyat shows the extent of number.
It is called Eto in Hindi.
Usage in Raghu
“For all these years, he seems to have been practicing with her, the rigorous vow of ‘treading the sword’s edge’.
- Raghu 13|67
- Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu