Hetuta, Hetutā: 7 definitions


Hetuta means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Hetuta (हेतुत) refers to “relating to cause” and represents one of the four “aspects in the truth of arising” (samudayasatya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 98). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., hetuta). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hetutā (हेतुता).—Causation, the existence of cause.

See also (synonyms): hetutva.

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

Hetutā (हेतुता).—f.

(-tā) Causation, cause, causativeness, the abstract existence of cause or motive. E. hetu cause, tal aff.; also with tva, hetutva n. (-tvaṃ .)

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

Hetutā (हेतुता).—[hetu + tā], f., and hetutva hetu + tva, n. Causation, the state of being a cause, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 29, M. M. (); [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 292; 388 (); Bhāṣāp. 146, 147 (tva).

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

Hetutā (हेतुता):—[=hetu-tā] [from hetu > heti] f.

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

Hetutā (हेतुता):—(tā) 1. f. Causation, cause.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hetuta in German

context information

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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