युवन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬫𐬀𐬬𐬀𐬥 (yavan), Persian جوان (javān)), from the o-grade or zero-grade of Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁en-. Cognates include Latin iuvenis, Lithuanian jaunas, and Old English ġeong (English young).

Adjective[edit]

युवन् (yúvan)

  1. young, youthful, adult (applied to men and animals), strong, good, healthy

Noun[edit]

युवन् (yúvanm

  1. a youth, young man, young animal (in Veda often applied to gods, especially to Indra, Agni, and the Maruts)
  2. the younger descendant of any one (an elder being still alive)
  3. name of the ninth year in Jupiter's cycle of 60 years

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