Dattapradanika, Dattāpradānika, Datta-pradanika: 7 definitions


Dattapradanika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

[«previous next»] — Dattapradanika in Dharmashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Dattāpradānika (दत्ताप्रदानिक) refers to “nodelivery of gifts”, and is commonly classified as one of the eighteen vyavahārapada, or “law titles” in the ancient Dharmaśāstras. These vyavahārapadas are categories of ‘legal procedures’ and define a major type of crime for which a person may be tried. The term is derived from vyavahāra (“lawsuits” or “case”) which defines the case between the plaintiff and the defendant, which is often related to social and commercial transactions.

Dattāpradānika is mentioned in the following sources as one of the eighteen vyavahārapadas: the Yājñavalkyasmṛti (2.5) and the Nāradasmṛti (mātṛkā 1.30).

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dattapradanika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dattāpradānika (दत्ताप्रदानिक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Resumption of gifts; one of the eighteen titles of law. E. datta, and apradānika not giving.

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

Dattāpradānika (दत्ताप्रदानिक):—[from datta] mfn. relating to the non-delivery of a gift, 174/175.

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

Dattāpradānika (दत्ताप्रदानिक):—[dattā-pradānika] (kaṃ) 1. n. Resumption of gifts; a little of law.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dattapradanika in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dattapradanika in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dattāpradānika (ದತ್ತಾಪ್ರದಾನಿಕ):—[noun] = ದತ್ತಾನಪಾಕರ್ಮ [dattanapakarma].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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