Datti; 5 Definition(s)


Datti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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datti : (f.) a small vessel to keep food in.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Datti, (f.) (from dadāti+ti) gift, donation, offering D.I, 166; M.I, 78, 342; A.I, 295; II, 206; Pug.55. (Page 312)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Datti (दत्ति).—A gift, donation.

Derivable forms: dattiḥ (दत्तिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Datti (दत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) Gift, donation. E. to give, ktin aff.

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