Adatta, Ādatta: 11 definitions



Adatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Adatt.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ādatta.—(IE 8-5), adattā (EI 33), ādattā (EI 28), a tax of uncertain import; probably, interest or fine on arrears of tax. Note: ādatta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adatta (अदत्त).—a (S) Stingy, miserly, niggardly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adatta (अदत्त).—a.

1) Not given. अदत्तान्युपभुञ्जानः (adattānyupabhuñjānaḥ) Ms.4.22.

2) Unjustly or improperly given.

3) Not given in marriage.

4) Not having given anything.

-ttā An unmarried girl.

-ttam A gift which is null and void (having been given under particular circumstances which make it revocable).

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Ādatta (आदत्त).—p. p. [ā -dā -kta]

1) Taken, received, assumed, accepted; आत्तसारश्चक्षुषा स्वविषयः (āttasāraścakṣuṣā svaviṣayaḥ) M.2; एवमा- त्तरतिः (evamā- ttaratiḥ) R.11.57; M.5.1; °हासः (hāsaḥ) Ratn.

1) smiling;

2) Agreed to, undertaken, begun.

3) Attracted.

4) Drawn out, extracted; गामात्तसारां रघुरप्यवेक्ष्य (gāmāttasārāṃ raghurapyavekṣya) R.5. 26; °बलम् (balam) 11.76 taken away.

5) Seized, overpowered; दृष्ट्वाग्रे वरमात्तसाध्वसरसा गौरी नवे संगमे (dṛṣṭvāgre varamāttasādhvasarasā gaurī nave saṃgame) Ratn.1.2.

See also (synonyms): ātta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adatta (अदत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Not given. f. (ttā) An unmarried girl. E. a not, datta given.

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Ādatta (आदत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Taken, received. E. āṅ before to give, kta aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adatta (अदत्त).—[adjective] not given; [feminine] adattā an unmarried girl; [neuter] not-giving, avarice.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Adatta (अदत्त):—[=a-datta] mfn. not given

2) [v.s. ...] given unjustly

3) [v.s. ...] not given in marriage

4) [v.s. ...] one who has given nothing, [Atharva-veda]

5) Adattā (अदत्ता):—[=a-dattā] [from a-datta] f. an unmarried girl

6) Adatta (अदत्त):—[=a-datta] n. a donation which is null and void [commentator or commentary] on [Yājñavalkya]

7) Ādatta (आदत्त):—[=ā-datta] [from ā-dā] mfn. = ā-tta q.v., [Harivaṃśa 11811.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adatta (अदत्त):—I. [tatpurusha compound] 1. m. f. n.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttam) Not given. 2. f.

(-ttā) An unmarried girl. 3. n.

(-ttam) (In law.) A void and resumable donation (see datta, deya, adeya). E. a neg. and datta. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttam) Not having given. E. a priv. and datta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ādatta (आदत्त):—[ā-datta] (ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) p. Taken, received.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Adatta (अदत्त):—(3. a + datta part. praet. pass. von dā, dadāti) adj. f. ā

1) nicht gegeben: yānaśayyāsanānyasya kūpodyānagṛhāṇi ca . adattānyupabhuñjāna enasaḥ syātturīyabhāk .. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 202.] adattānāmupādānam [12, 7.] adattādāyin nicht Gegebenes nehmend [8, 340.] na hyadattāṃ mahīṃ pitrā bharataḥ śāstumicchati [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 37, 29]; hier hat der Dichter vielleicht auch die zweite Bedeutung vor Augen gehabt. —

2) nicht zur Ehe gegeben, nicht vermählt (von einem Mädchen) kanyakānāṃ tvadattānām [Kātyāyana] in [DĀYABH. 114, 4.] —

3) nicht gegeben habend: de.i nu si [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 5, 11, 9. 10.]

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Adatta (अदत्त):—nicht gegeben heisst ein Geschenk, welches wieder zurückgenommen werden kann, [Mitākṣarā 259, 7. 10. fg.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Adatta (अदत्त):—Adj. (f. ā) —

1) nicht gegeben.

2) nicht zur Ehe gegeben (von einem Mädchen). —

3) nicht definitiv gegeben von einer Gabe , die noch zurückgenommen werden kann. —

4) nicht gegeben habend.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Adatta (अदत्त) [Also spelled adatt]:—(a) not given, not gifted, not presented.

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