Tada, Tāḍa, Tadā: 20 definitions


Tada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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 Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Tāḍa (ताड) is the name of a sacred tree associated with the sacred seat of Jālandhara and the Yuganātha Meṣeśa.—According to the Kularatnoddyota (verse 11.29-30) the teachers and their consorts who brought the Kulāgama into the world in the four Ages are related to the four sacred seats in each of which grows a sacred tree [e.g., tāḍa]. The text also lists the first disciples of these teachers who then go on to have many more.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Tāḍa (ताड) is a Sanskrit word referring to a “mountain”.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Tada in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Pterospermum xylocarpum ( Gaertn. ) Santapau & Wagh from the Sterculiaceae (Cacao) family having the following synonyms: Velaga xylocarpa. For the possible medicinal usage of tada, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Tada in India is the name of a plant defined with Borassus flabellifer in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pholidocarpus tunicatus (Lour.) H. Wendl. (among others).

2) Tada is also identified with Helicteres isora It has the synonym Anisora angulata Raf. (etc.).

3) Tada is also identified with Pterospermum xylocarpum It has the synonym Velaga xylocarpa Gaertn. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Allg. Naturgesch.
· Taxon (1979)
· Enumeratio Systematica Plantarum (1760)
· Prodr. Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ Orient. (1834)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Journ. Arn. Arb. (1950)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Tada, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Tadā, (adv.) (Vedic; cp. kadā) then, as that time (either past or future) D. II, 157; J. II, 113, 158; Pv. I, 105; PvA. 42. Also used like an adj. : te tadā-mātāpitaro etarahi m° ahesuṃ “the then mother & father” J. I, 215 (cp. Lat. quondam); tadā-sotāpanna-upāsaka J. II, 113. (Page 296)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taḍa (तड).—f (taṭa S) A shore or side (of the sea or a river). 2 fig. End, completion, accomplishment. 3 Dunning, urging, pressing: also urgedness, urged or pressed state. v lāva, lāga. Ex. sāvakārānēṃ rupayāṃviṣayīṃ mōṭhī taḍa lāvalī; mājhī ēvaḍhī taḍa ḍhaḷalī tara yēīna. taḍa ghēṇēṃ To bring to or to arrive at conclusion; to get to shore with. taḍīcā pōhaṇāra m (Swimmer along shore.) A term for one who prosecutes his business wholly without enterprise or spirit: also for one so deficient in courage and constancy that he never carries through a matter undertaken.

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taḍa (तड).—m (Or taṭa) A feud in a caste causing dissension and parties: also a party. taḍāsa lāgaṇēṃ To be the occasion of a feud--a matter.

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taḍā (तडा).—m A crack, slit, fissure. v . 2 R & W A chip or piece flying off from. v jā, uḍa, nigha.

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tāḍa (ताड).—m (tāla S) Palmyra or Brab tree, Fan-palm, Borasus flabelliformis. tāḍabhara uñca or tīna tāḍa uñca Exceedingly lofty or tall.

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tāḍa (ताड) [or नाचण्याची ताड, nācaṇyācī tāḍa].—f Straw or chaff of nācaṇā. 2 Straw or chaff of other of the inferior corns.

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tāḍā (ताडा).—m (tāḍaṇēṃ To try &c. or, probably, by mistake for tāḷā) Trying or determining by comparing with. v pāha. Ex. hyā sōnyāsīṃ tyā sōnyācā tāḍā pāhā; hyācā tyācā tāḍā pāhilā asatāṃ barā- bara hōtīla. 2 Agreement, correspondence, tally. v miḷa, paḍa. Ex. hiśōbācā tāḍā miḷata nāhīṃ. 3 A match, an equal, a fellow, one par. Ex. icā tāḍā kōṇhālā lāgata nāhīṃ or icā tāḍā nikhālasa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

taḍa (तड).—f A shore. End. Dunning. m A party. taḍa ghēṇēṃ To arrive at a conclusion; to get to shore with. taḍīcā pōhaṇārā A busi- ness-man without enterprise. taḍāsa lāgaṇēṃ To be the occasion of a feud.

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taḍā (तडा).—m A crack. A piece flying off.

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tāḍa (ताड).—m Palmyra or Brab tree.

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tāḍa (ताड).—f Straw or chaff of inferior corns.

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tāḍa (ताड) [-kan-kara-dinī-diśī, -कन्-कर-दिनी-दिशी].—ad Imit. of the sound of smacking, &c.

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tāḍā (ताडा).—m Determining by comparing with tallying. An equal.

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tāḍa (ताड).—f Compromise, adjustment, settlement, of contending claims. v pāḍa, tōḍīvara An expedient, device plan, contrivance; an excogitated mode of solv- ing a puzzle or effecting a difficulty v phaḍa. An excelling or surpassing invention, contrivance, performance Cut, cast, fashion, kind, make, measure also a fellow, match, equal. tōḍīvara ghēṇē To bring to adjustment (a dispute)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tāḍa (ताड).—a. [taḍ bhāve ac] Beating, striking.

-ḍaḥ 1 A blow, knock, thumb, whipping, chastisement; विपाटयिष्यत्यय- मुत्तमेन सद्धर्मताडेन दुरासदेन (vipāṭayiṣyatyaya- muttamena saddharmatāḍena durāsadena) Bu. Ch.1.8.

2) Noise, sound.

3) A sheaf.

4) A mountain.

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Tadā (तदा).—ind.

1) Then, at that time.

2) Then, in that case; (corr. of yadā); Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.52-53; Manusmṛti 1.52, 54-56;

3) Therefore, hence; अनुभूय तदा कामं ततः प्राप्स्याम्यहं जराम् (anubhūya tadā kāmaṃ tataḥ prāpsyāmyahaṃ jarām) Rām.7.5.3; यदा यदा-तदा तदा (yadā yadā-tadā tadā) 'whenever'; तदाप्रभृति (tadāprabhṛti) 'since then', 'thenceforward;' तदाप्रभृत्येव विमुक्तसङ्गः पतिः पशूनामपरिग्रहोऽभूत् (tadāprabhṛtyeva vimuktasaṅgaḥ patiḥ paśūnāmaparigraho'bhūt) Kumārasambhava 1.53.

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Tāḍa (ताड).—&c. See under तड् (taḍ).

See also (synonyms): tāḍana.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Tāḍa (ताड).—(1) m. or nt. (Sanskrit tāla, Pali tāḷa, cymbal or some percussion instrument; also clap of the hand etc.), a musical instrument, cymbal: vīṇāś ca tāḍā paṇavāś ca Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 51.13 (verse); saṃgīti-tāḍa-samaye ca viniścayajñāḥ Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 42.17 (verse), but here and in the next tāḍa could mean not the instrument, but the sound made by striking it; vādya- tāḍa-nināda-nirghoṣa-śabdair Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 338.11 (prose); others, see s.v. śamya; see also tāḍāvacara; (2) m. (= Pali tāḷa, m.; see next), key (in Sanskrit tāla, lock, compare tālaka; see John- ston, note on Buddhac.): saddharma-tāḍena Buddhac. 1.74; tāḍam ādāya gṛham asya gatvā Avadāna-śataka ii.56.2; tāḍam apahṛtya gṛhaṃ gatvā 3 (ms. tāḍan both times).

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

Tadā (तदा).—ind. Then, at that time. E. tad that, dāc affix, implying time.

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Tāḍa (ताड).—m.

(-ḍaḥ) 1. Beating, whipping, inflicting bodily chastisement. 2. Sound, noise. 3. A handful of grass, corn, &c. a sheaf. 4. A mountain. 5. A kind of grass, (Andropogon serratus.) f. (-ḍi or -ḍī) A kind of palm, (Coripha talliera, Rox.) See tālī. E. taḍ to give pain, to beat, &c. affix bhāve ac karmaṇi ac vā .

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

Tadā (तदा).—[ta + dā], see tad, adv. 1. Then, [Nala] 1, 25; at that time, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 52. 2. From that time, Mahābhārata 13, 2231.

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Tāḍa (ताड).—i. e. taḍ + a, adj. Striking, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 33.

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

Tadā (तदा).—[adverb] at that time, in that case, then; sometimes redundant, [especially] before atha & after tatas & purā. Often strengthened by eva (tadaiva); correl to yadā, yatra, yad, yadi & ced.

tadā prabhṛti thenceforward. yadā tadā at every time, always.

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Tāḍa (ताड).—[adjective] beating (—°); [masculine] strike, blow.

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

1) Tadā (तदा):—[from tat] ind. ([Pāṇini 5-3, 15 and 19 ff.]) at that time, then, in that case (often used redundantly, [especially] after tatas or purā or before atha, [Mahābhārata] etc.; correlative of yad [Atharva-veda xi, 4, 4], yatra [Chāndogya-upaniṣad vi, 8, 1], yadā [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc., yadi [Gīta-govinda; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā; Hitopadeśa], yarhi [Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 18, 6], yatas, ‘since’, [Mahābhārata xiii, 2231], ced [Śakuntalā v] ([varia lectio]), [Kathāsaritsāgara xi; Śrutabodha])

2) [v.s. ...] tadā-tadā then and then, [Sāyaṇa on Ṛg-veda i, 25, 8]

3) [v.s. ...] tadā-prabhṛti from that time forward, (correlative of yadāpr, [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 17, 21]; of yadā, [Śakuntalā vi, 4/5]), [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa ii, 38; Kathāsaritsāgara ii, 62]

4) [v.s. ...] tarhi tadā (correlative of yadi) then, [Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā iv, 24/25]

5) [v.s. ...] yadā -tadā (both repeated or the verb being repeated), at any time when — then, [Hitopadeśa]

6) [v.s. ...] yadā-tadā at any time whatsoever, always, [Mahābhārata i, 6373; Naiṣadha-carita viii, 39.]

7) Tāḍa (ताड):—mfn. (√taḍ) ‘beating’ See ghaṇṭā-

8) m. a blow, [Atharva-veda xix, 32, 2]

9) whipping, [Horace H. Wilson]

10) sound, noise, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) a handful of grass etc., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) a mountain, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) Lipeocercis serrata, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

1) Tadā (तदा):—adv. Then, at that time.

2) Tāḍa (ताड):—(ḍaḥ) 1. m. Beating; whipping; noise; a handful of grass; a sheaf; a mountain; a kind of grass, or a kind of palm tree.

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

Tāḍa (ताड) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āhoḍa, Tai, Taia, Taiā, Tayā, , Tāḍa, Tālā, Tāhe, Tiḍḍava, To, Vihoḍa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tada 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) Taḍa (तड):—(nf) a crack, crackling noise (as of a slap); —[se] with a crack or snap.

2) Tāḍa (ताड):—(nm) the palmyra tree, palm, toddy tree; ~[patra] palmyra leaf.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Taḍa (तड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tan.

2) Taḍa (तड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Taṭa.

3) Tāḍa (ताड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tāḍa.

4) Tāḍa (ताड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tāla.

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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

Taḍa (ತಡ):—

1) [noun] that which stops, obstructs, impedes the course, progress, etc.

2) [noun] the act or an instance of delaying; procrastination.

3) [noun] ತಡ ಮಾಡು [tada madu]1 taḍa māḍu to delay; to postpone doing or take more time to complete something; ತಡವಾಗು [tadavagu]1 taḍa vāgu to be delayed; (more time) to be taken in completing something.

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Taḍa (ತಡ):—

1) [noun] the land along the edge of a sea, lake, river, etc.; the shore; a bank.

2) [noun] the state of being associated congruously or harmoniously.

3) [noun] that which is equal in all or almost all respects to another.

4) [noun] ತಡವಾಗು [tadavagu]2 taḍa vāgu to equal; to be at par; 2. to be or become congruous, harmonious.

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Taḍa (ತಡ):—[noun] a solid base on which something rests.

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Taḍa (ತಡ):—[noun] the state of being perplexed; ತಡತಡವಾಗು [tadatadavagu] taḍa taḍavāgu to lose one’s balance (either physical or mental); ತಡವಾಗು [tadavagu]3 taḍa vāgu to be utterly confused; to be perplexed, bewildered; ತಡ ಮಾಡು [tada madu]2 taḍa māḍu to become anxious.

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Tāḍa (ತಾಡ):—

1) [noun] = ತಾಟಿನುಂಗು [tatinumgu].

2) [noun] a kind of grass.

3) [noun] the act of striking, lashing or hitting.

4) [noun] sound.

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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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