Pattala, Paṭṭala, Paṭṭalā: 8 definitions


Pattala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pattal.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pattalā.—(EI 8-3; EI 19, 24; 26; CII 4), a territorial divi- sion; a district. (IA 18; LP), same as paṭṭa, a royal charter; cf. prasāda- pattalā (LP), a deed recording the grant of rent-free land; (IA 18), cf. prabhoḥ prasād-āvāpta-pattalayā, explained as ‘[area enjoyed] under a patent obtained through the favour of the lord’. Note: pattalā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paṭṭala (पट्टल).—A coating, multitude; वाजिराजिमुखोत्खातधूलीपट्टलपाटलाम् (vājirājimukhotkhātadhūlīpaṭṭalapāṭalām) Parṇamacr;l.4.12.

Derivable forms: paṭṭalam (पट्टलम्).

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Paṭṭalā (पट्टला).—A district, community.

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

1) Paṭṭalā (पट्टला):—f. a district, a community, [Catalogue(s)] (cf. pattalā).

2) Pattalā (पत्तला):—f. = paṭṭalā, [Inscriptions]

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Pattala 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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pattala (पत्तल) [Also spelled pattal]:—(nf) a plate made up by tagging broad tree leaves together (for serving food); food served on a pattal; —[ke khāne vāle, eka] lit. having meals in the same plate—very intimate, in intimate relationship; —[cāṭanā] to survive on leavings, to be humiliatingly servile to; —[paḍanā] the pattals to be arranged; —[parasanā] to serve meals (on a pattal); —[meṃ khānā, kisī kī] to take meals together; to develop intimate relationship; —[meṃ khānā, usī meṃ cheda karanā, jisa] to blow off the roof that provides shelter; to cut off the hand that feeds; to be foolishly ungrateful; —[laganā] the food to be served on the pattal.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Pattala (पत्तल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Patrala.

2) Pattala (पत्तल) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Patra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pattala (ಪತ್ತಲ):—[noun] a kind of sari (sīre, a garment worn by Indian women, consisting of a long piece of cotton or silk wrapped around the body with one end draped over the head or over one shoulder).

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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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