Taranta: 7 definitions


Taranta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

taranta : (pr.p. of tarati) crossing or passing over.

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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

Taranta (तरन्त).—[tṝ-jhac]

1) The ocean.

2) A hard shower.

3) A frog.

4) A demon or Rākṣasa.

5) A devotee.

-tī A boat.

Derivable forms: tarantaḥ (तरन्तः).

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

Taranta (तरन्त).—m.

(-ntaḥ) 1. A fog. 2. A hard shower, a torrent of rain. 3. The ocean. f. (-ntī) A boat. E. tṝ to cross, jhac aff.

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

1) Taranta (तरन्त):—[from tara] a m. the ocean, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a hard shower, [Uṇādi-sūtra] k.

3) [v.s. ...] a frog, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a man (with the [patronymic] Vaidadaśvi), [Ṛg-veda v, 61, 10; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa xiii, 7] (author of a Sāman)

5) b ntuka See [column]1.

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

Taranta (तरन्त):—(ntaḥ) 1. m. A fog; torrent of rain; the ocean. f. (ntī) A boat.

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Taranta 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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