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यजुस् (yájusn

  1. religious reverence, veneration, worship, sacrifice
  2. a sacrificial prayer or formula (technical term for particular mantras muttered in a peculiar manner at a sacrifice; they were properly in prose and distinguished from the ऋच् (ṛc) and सामन् (sāman))
  3. name of the Yajurveda (also in plural)
  4. name a particular sacrificial text


  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0839