Lat, Laṭ: 10 definitions

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Laṭ (लट्).—General personal ending applied to roots (1) to show the present time for which the personal endings ति तः (ti taḥ) ... महि (mahi) are substituted for the formation of verbs and अत् (at) (शतृ (śatṛ)) and आन (āna) or मान (māna) (शानच् (śānac)) for the formation of the present participle; (2) to show past time when the indeclinable स्म (sma) is used in the sentence along with the verbal form or when the indeclinables ननु, न, नु, पुरा, यावत्, कदा, कर्हि (nanu, na, nu, purā, yāvat, kadā, karhi) etc. are used along with the verbal form under specific conditions; e. g. कटं करोति देवदत्तः, यजति स्म युधिष्ठिरः, अहं नु करोमि, वसन्तीह पुरा छात्राः, यावद् भुङ्क्ते (kaṭaṃ karoti devadattaḥ, yajati sma yudhiṣṭhiraḥ, ahaṃ nu karomi, vasantīha purā chātrāḥ, yāvad bhuṅkte) etc.; cf. P. III. 2.118-123, III. 3.4-9.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Laṭ (लट्).—P.

1) (laṭati) To be a child.

2) To act like a child.

3) To talk like a child, prattle.

4) To cry.

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Laṭ (लट्).—A technical term used by Pāṇdenote the Present tense or its terminations.

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

Laṭ (लट्).—r. 1st cl. (laṭati) 1. To be a child, to talk or be like one. 2. To speak a little. 3. To cry.

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

Laṭ (लट्).— i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To be a child. 2. To cry (cf. raṭ).

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

Laṭ (लट्).—[substantive] the present & its endings ([grammar]).

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

1) Laṭ (लट्):—1. laṭ (cf.raṭ) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] laṭati, ‘to be a child’ or ‘to cry’ [Dhātupāṭha ix, 11.]

2) 2. laṭ (in gram.) a technical term for the terminations of the Present or for that tense itself (cf. 1. la).

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

Laṭ (लट्):—laṭati 1. a. To be a child, to talk or act like one.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lat 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Lat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a tress, lock of hair, tangled hair; ringlet; —[chitakana] to scatter tresses/tangled or locked hair, to have dishevelled locks of hair..—lat (लट) is alternatively transliterated as Laṭa.

2) Lat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) an addiction, a bad habit; an allomorph of [lata] used as the first member in some compound words; ~[khora/khora] who is used to kicks; an object of contempt, self-debased: ~[mardana] trampling under foot; ~[ha] (said of a horse, bullock, etc.) in the habit of kicking..—lat (लत) is alternatively transliterated as Lata.

3) Lat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a lord; governor; pillar, lofty pillar; -, [bada] governor-general, Viceroy (in pre-independence India); —[sahaba] a lordly person; a big gun/guy; V.I.P.; •[samajhana] to take as a V.I.P., to regard a big gun..—lat (लाट) is alternatively transliterated as Lāṭa.

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