Tamrapatta, aka: Tāmrapaṭṭa, Tamra-patta; 3 Definition(s)

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Tāmra-paṭṭa.—(EI 19, 23, 24; CII 4; Chamba), a copper- plate charter; gift land. Cf. tāmra-patra, tāmra-paṭṭaka. Note: tāmra-paṭṭa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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Tāmrapaṭṭa (ताम्रपट्ट).—a copper-plate on which grants of land were frequently inscribed; पटे वा ताम्रपट्टे वा स्वमुद्रोपरिचिह्नितम् । अभिलेख्यात्मनो वंश्यानात्मानं च महीपतिः (paṭe vā tāmrapaṭṭe vā svamudroparicihnitam | abhilekhyātmano vaṃśyānātmānaṃ ca mahīpatiḥ) || Y.1.319.

Derivable forms: tāmrapaṭṭaḥ (ताम्रपट्टः).

Tāmrapaṭṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāmra and paṭṭa (पट्ट). See also (synonyms): tāmrapatra.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tāmrapaṭṭa (ताम्रपट्ट).—n.

(-ṭṭaṃ) A copper-plate, such as Hindu grants of land, &c. are frequently inscribed on. E. tāmra copper, and paṭṭa a cloth.

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