Kta, aka: Ktā; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyākaraṇa (Sanskrit grammar)

Kta (क्त).—Kṛt affix त (ta) in various senses, called by the name निष्ठा (niṣṭhā) in Pāṇini's grammar along with the affix क्तवतू (ktavatū) cf. क्तक्तवतू निष्ठा (ktaktavatū niṣṭhā) P.I.1.26.The various senses in which क्त (kta) is prescribed can be noticed below : (1) the general sense of something done in the past time as past pass.participle e. g. कृतः, भुक्तम् (kṛtaḥ, bhuktam) etc.: cf P. III.2.102; (2) the sense of the beginning of an activity when it is used actively: e. g. प्रकृतः कटं देवदत्तः (prakṛtaḥ kaṭaṃ devadattaḥ), cf. P.III.2.102 Vārt. 3; (3) the sense of activity of the present tense applied to roots marked with a mute ञ् (ñ) as also to roots in the sense of desire, knowledge and worship; e.g.मिन्नः, क्ष्विण्णः, धृष्टः (minnaḥ, kṣviṇṇaḥ, dhṛṣṭaḥ) as also राज्ञां मतः, राज्ञामिष्टः, राज्ञां बुद्धः (rājñāṃ mataḥ, rājñāmiṣṭaḥ, rājñāṃ buddhaḥ); cf. P.III.2.187, 88; (4) the sense of mere verbal activity (भाव (bhāva)) e. g. हसितम्, सहितम्, जल्पितम् (hasitam, sahitam, jalpitam), (used always in the neuter gender); cf. P.III.3. 114: (5) the sense of benediction when the word ending in क्त (kta) is used as a technical term, e.g. देवदत्तः (devadattaḥ) in the sense of देवा एनं देयासुः (devā enaṃ deyāsuḥ). The kṛt affix क्तिन् (ktin) is also used similarly e.g. सातिः भूतिः मन्तिः (sātiḥ bhūtiḥ mantiḥ); cf. Kāś. on P. III.3.174.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyākaraṇa (व्याकरण, vyakarana) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedāṅga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyākaraṇa concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ktā (क्ता).—or-ktā a Arrived at maturity. Per- fect, adept. Profuse, plentiful.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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