Tajja, Tad-ja: 8 definitions


Tajja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tajja : (adj.) arising from that.

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

Tajja, (tad+ya, cp. Sk. tadīya) “this like, ” belonging to this, founded on this or that; on the ground of this (or these), appropriate, suitable; esp. in combination with vāyāma (a suitable effort as “causa movens”) A. I, 207; Miln. 53. Also with reference to sense-impressions, etc. denoting the complemental sensation S. IV, 215; M. I, 190, 191; Dhs. 3—6 (cp. Dhs. trsl. p. 6 & Com. expl. anucchavika).—PvA. 203 (tajjassa pāpassa katattā: by the doing of such evil, v. l. SS tassajjassa, may be a contraction of tādiyassa otherwise tādisassa). Note. The explanation of Kern, Toev. II. 87 (tajja=tad+ja “arising from this”) is syntactically impossible. (Page 293)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tajja (तज्ज).—a. immediate, instantaneous.

Tajja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tad and ja (ज).

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

Tajja (तज्ज).—mfn.

(-jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) Immediate, instantaneous. E. tat that, (that moment,) and ja born. tato jāyate jana ḍa .

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

Tajja (तज्ज).—[adjective] produced by that.

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

1) Tajja (तज्ज):—[=taj-ja] [from tacchabda-tva] a etc. See, [ib.]

2) [=taj-ja] [from taj > tat] b mfn. sprung from (that id est. from) Sanskṛt (as Prākṛt or other words), [Vāgbhaṭālaṃkāra ii, 2]

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

Tajja (तज्ज):—[(jjaḥ-jjā-jjaṃ) a.] Immediate, instantaneously produced.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Tajja (तज्ज) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tarja.

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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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