Tadatada, Taḍataḍa: 2 definitions


Tadatada means something in Marathi. 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taḍataḍa (तडतड).—f (taḍa! taḍa!) Spitting, sputtering, cracking, crackling, snapping, popping &c. See the adverb. 2 fig. Snapping at angrily; petulant scolding: also teasing and worrying (as that of a child). 3 Fretting and chafing, or cracking and chapping (of the skin).

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taḍataḍa (तडतड) [or डां, ḍāṃ].—ad Imit. of the spitting and sputtering of things frying or parching; of the cracking of a smart caning; of the popping of brisk musket-firing; of any crackling, snapping, sharp rattling &c. 2 Violently or roughly--clawing, tearing, scratching, biting, gnawing. v tōḍa, bōca- kara, luñca, cāva, khā, ḍasa, khājava, phāḍa or phāṭa. 3 Snappishly--speaking: rattlingly, railingly, sharply and clamorously--scolding. 4 Briskly, smartly, energetically--moving, doing, speaking. taḍataḍa or ḍāṃ tōḍaṇēṃ (pōṭānta) To yearn; to be moved or affected; to feel pity or tenderness. For other applications of taḍataḍa see ex. under vidhi aṇḍa & nakṣatrāñcā ghaḍa.

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taḍataḍā (तडतडा) [or ड्या, ḍyā].—a (Imit.) Snappish, petulant, of sharp and offensive speech or manner. 2 Captious, sharp, fiery (that spits out sparks--See the adverb taḍataḍa).

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tāḍatāḍa (ताडताड).—ad (tāḍa! tāḍa!) with uḍaṇēṃ, To bound forcibly and quickly: also to leap or spring high. Hence, with uḍaṇēṃ, bōlaṇēṃ, māraṇēṃ, To speak angrily and quickly; to rail and rattle at.

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

taḍataḍa (तडतड) [-ḍāṃ, -डां].—ad Imit. of the spitting and spattering of things frying or parch- ing; snappishly.

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taḍataḍā (तडतडा) [-ḍabā, -डबा].—a Snappish, petulant. Sharp, fiery.

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tāḍātāḍa (ताडाताड).—ad Foreibly and quickly.

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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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