indeclinable emphatic particle meaning “even, just, also”; occurring most frequently (for eva) after palatal sounds, as : Snp.580 (pekkhataṃ yeva), Snp.822 (vivekaṃ); Dhp-a.ii.20 (saddhiṃ); Pv-a.3 (tasmiṃ), Pv-a.4 (imasmiṃ), Pv-a.13 (tumhākaṃ)
■ further after o: Pv-a.39 (apanīto yeva)
■ after ā: Snp.1004 (manasā yeva)
■ after i: SN.ii.206 (vuddhi yeva); Pv-a.11 (ahosi)
■ after e: Ja.i.82 (vihāre yeva; pubbaṇhe y.); Vb-a.135 (na kevalaṃ ete yeva, aññe pi “not only these, but also others”). Cp. Mhvs.22, Mhvs.56; Vv-a.222; Pv-a.47. Yevapana(ka)

= eva with accrudescent y from Sandhi. On form and relation between eva & yeva cp. Geiger; P.Gr. § 66, 1. See also eva 2
■ The same form in Prākrit: Pischel, Prk. Gr. § 336