Iyat

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Gender

Iyat can be used in all the three genders.

Origin

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.

Meaning

The word Iyat shows the extent of number.

Synonym

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’.[1]

References

  1. Raghu 13|67
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu