(lit.) to yoke; (fig.) to join with (instr. or loc.), to engage in (loc.), to exert oneself, to endeavour. All our passages show the applied meaning, while the lit. meaning is only found in the Caus. yojeti
■ Often explained by and coupled with the syn. ghaṭati & vāyamati;, e.g. at Ja.iv.131 Ja.v.369; Dhp-a.iv.137
Forms: pres. yuñjati Dhp.382; Ja.v.369; 2nd pl. yuñjatha Thig.346 (kāmesu; = niyojetha Thag-a.241); ppr. yuñjanto Ja.iv.131 (kammaṭṭhāne) imper. yuñja SN.i.52 (sāsane); Thag-a.12; med. imper yuñjassu Thig.5
pass yujjati (in grammar or logic) is constructed or applied, fits (in), is meant Kp-a.168; Snp-a.148, Snp-a.403, Snp-a.456
caus 1 yojeti & II.; yojāpeti (q.v.)
pp yutta.

Vedic yunakti, yuñjati & yuñkte; yuj; cp. Gr. ζεύγνυμι, Lat, jungo to unite, put together (pp junctus = Sk. yukta, cp. E. junct-ion); Lith. jùngin The Idg. root *i̯eug is an enlarged form of *i̯eṷe “to unite,” as in Sk. yanti, yuvati, pp. yuta; f. yuti, to which also Lat. jūs = P. yūsa. The Dhtp gives several (lit. & fig.) meanings of; yuj, viz. “yoge” (No. 378) “samādhimhi” (399), “saṃgamane” (550)