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Definitions for yogi
ˈyoʊ giyo·gi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Berra, Lawrence Peter Berra, Yogi, Yogi Berranoun

    United States baseball player (born 1925)

  2. yoginoun

    one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight


  1. yoginoun

    A devotee or adherent of yoga.


  1. Yogi

    A yogi is a practitioner of Yoga, including a sannyasin or practitioner of meditation in Indian religions. The feminine form, sometimes used in English, is yogini. Yogi has since the 12th century CE also denoted members of the Nath siddha tradition of Hinduism, and in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, a practitioner of tantra. In Hindu mythology, the god Shiva and the goddess Parvati are depicted as an emblematic yogi–yogini pair.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yoginoun

    a follower of the yoga philosophy; an ascetic

  2. Etymology: [Skr. ygin.]


  1. Yogi

    A Yogi is a practitioner of Yoga. The word is also used to refer to ascetic practitioners of meditation in a number of South Asian religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. YOGI

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Yogi is ranked #45804 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Yogi surname appeared 466 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Yogi.

    75.1% or 350 total occurrences were Asian.
    17.8% or 83 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3.8% or 18 total occurrences were White.
    3.2% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yogi in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yogi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of yogi in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    Yogi Berra was an American original -- a Hall of Famer and humble veteran; prolific jokester and jovial prophet, he epitomized what it meant to be a sportsman and a citizen, with a big heart, competitive spirit, and a selfless desire to open baseball to everyone, no matter their background. Michelle and I offer our deepest condolences to his family, his friends, and his fans in New York and across the world.

  2. Yusra Kauppila:

    Now, as a yogi, pain is your body or mind’s way of telling you something needs to be addressed. That’s what my shift has been, a positive shift.

  3. Gulfam Ali:

    Modi and Yogi have messed it up, dividing Hindus and Muslims is their main agenda, only agenda. It was never like this earlier. We want to leave this place but can't really do that.

  4. Kuldeep Banderi:

    Yogi is a great leader who cares for the people, if this Kumbh is Ardh think what the next will be like.

  5. Zoya Hasan:

    Uttar Pradesh is very important for the The BJP, not just because of Uttar Pradesh sheer size, but because Uttar Pradesh is Uttar Pradesh, let Uttar Pradesh not forget that the three most important Hindu shrines are located here. Yogi( Yogi Adityanath) is trying his best to promote Hindu and Muslim polarization.

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