Datu, Dātu: 6 definitions


Datu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dātu : (m.) giver; a generous person.

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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 dictionary

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

Dātu (दातु).—[neuter] share, allotted portion.

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

1) Dātu (दातु):—[from ] n. part, division, allotted portion or task, [Ṛg-veda x, 90, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. ifc. divisible, after a numeral-fold (cf. su-, śala-, sahasra-).

[Sanskrit to German]

Datu 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dāṭu (ದಾಟು):—

1) [verb] to jump over from one side to another.

2) [verb] to cross over (a river, etc.).

3) [verb] to go away, to leave; to depart.

4) [verb] to overstep; to transgress.

5) [verb] to cease to live; to die.

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Dāṭu (ದಾಟು):—

1) [noun] a leaping or jumping forward.

2) [noun] a passing or crossing over.

3) [noun] the fact or an instance of spreading widely (as creepers etc.).

4) [noun] a place to pass through.

5) [noun] an abridging, shortening; abridgement.

6) [noun] an evil happening, disease contracted etc. supposedly caused by stepping on or walking over an inauspicious thing.

7) [noun] (mus.) a moving from one note to another leaving one or more notes in between untouched.

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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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