Yavat - Until, wheneveryāvat
(atī)n. (fr. 3. ya ; correlative of tāvat q.v.) as great , as large , as much , as many , as often , as frequent , as far , as long , as old &c (or how great &c = quantus , quot or qualis) RV. &c (yā́vantaḥ kíyantaḥ , " as many as " TBr. ; yā́vad vā yāvad vā , " as much as possible " S3Br. ; yāvat tāvat , " so much as " , in alg. applied to the first unknown quantity [= x] or so much of the unknown as its co-efficient number ; in this sense also expressed by the first syllable yā cf. IW. 182 ; iti yāvat in Comms. " just so much " , " only so " , " that is to say " , " such is the explanation ")
|(H1) yā́vat [p= 852,1] [L=171539]||mf|
as greatly as , as far as , as much or as many as
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171540]||ind.|
as often as , whenever
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171541]||ind.|
as long as , whilst
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171542]||ind.|
as soon as , the moment that , until that , till , until RV. &c &c (in these senses used with either pres. Pot. fut. impf. , or aor. , or with the simple copula). yāvat with the 1st sg. of pres. , rarely of Pot. , may denote an intended action and may be translated by " meanwhile " , " just "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171543]||ind.|
yā́vad yāvad-tā́vat tāvat , " as gradually as-so " S3Br.
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171544]||ind.|
yāvan na , " while not " , " before " , " till "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171545]||ind.|
" if not " , " whether not "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171546]||ind.|
na yāvattāvat , " scarcely-when " , " no sooner-than "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171547]||ind.|
na paramorna kevalam-yāvat , " not only-but even. " Sometimes yāvat is also used as a preposition with a prec. or following acc. , or with a following abl. , rarely dat. e.g. māsam ekaṃ yāvat , " during one month "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171548]||ind.|
sūryo*dayaṃ yāvat , " until sunrise "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171549]||ind.|
sarpa-vivaraṃ yāvat , " up to the serpent's hole "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171550]||ind.|
yāvad or yāvad-ā samāpanāt , " until the completion "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171551]||ind.|
yāvad garbhasya paripākāya , " until the maturity of the fetus. " Sometimes also with a nom. followed by iti e.g. anta iti yāvat , " as far as the end "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171552]||ind.|
pañca yāvad iti , " up to five "
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171553]||ind.|
or with another ind. word e.g. adya yāvat , " up to this day. " yāvatā ind. as far as , as long as A1past. R. BhP.
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171554]||ind.|
till , until (with Pot.) La1t2y. (with na , as long as not , before BhP. )
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171555]||ind.|
as soon as , the moment that Cat.
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171556]||ind.|
in as much as Pat.
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171557]||ind.|
|(H1B) yā́vat [L=171559]||ind.|