Phatta, Phaṭṭā: 2 definitions
Phatta means something in 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 Fatta.
Languages of India and abroad
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Phaṭṭā (फट्टा) [Also spelled fatta]:—[[~ṭaṭhā]] (nm) a plank, long and wide piece of split plank; ~[ṭṭī,~ṭṭhī] thin and small [phaṭṭā/phaṭṭhā].
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Phaṭṭa (फट्ट) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sphaṭ.
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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