Tat, Tāt, Taṭ: 15 definitions


Tat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil. 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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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Tāt (तात्).—The same as तातङ् (tātaṅ) substituted for तु (tu) and हि (hi) of the imperative sec. and third sing. Parasmaipada; cf. P.VII.1.35;

2) Tāt.—Substitute तात् (tāt) for त (ta) of the imperative 2nd pl. in Vedic Literature; e.g. गात्रं गात्रमस्यानूनं कृणुतात् (gātraṃ gātramasyānūnaṃ kṛṇutāt) cf. Kas on P.VII.1.44.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Tat (तत्) refers to “supreme Spirit (brahma); the cause of the universe”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

The word tat = that is part of the compound 'tatsavitur'. As a result, in its split form, 'tat' is taken in its genitive form 'tasya' since the genitive case of the whole compound applies to each of its constituent words.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Taṭ (तट्).—I. 1 P. (taṭati)

1) To groan.

2) To rise, be raised or elevated. -II. 1 U. (tāṭayati-te) To beat, strike.

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

Taṭ (तट्).—[taṭa] r. 1st cl. (taṭati) To be elevated or high, to rise. r. 10th cl. (tāṭayatite) To beat.

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Tat (तत्).—ind. Therefore, thence, the consequent or correlative to yat. E. tan to spread, or extend, affix kvip.

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

Taṭ (तट्).—i. 1 or 6, [Parasmaipada.] To groan (ved.). † i. 1. To rise; i. 10, tāṭaya, [Parasmaipada.] v. r. of 1. taḍ.

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

Taṭ (तट्).—taṭati rumble, groan.

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Tāt (तात्).—([ablative] [adverb]) thus, then.

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

1) Ṭāt (टात्):—ind. (onomatopoetic) with √kṛ, to cause to jingle or rattle, [Prasannarāghava i, 32.]

2) Taṭ (तट्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ṭati, to rumble, [ṢaḍvBr. v, 7];

2) — (derived [from] taṭa) to be raised, [Dhātupāṭha ix, 21] :—[Causal] tāṭayati [varia lectio] for tāḍay, to strike, [xxxii, 43].

3) Tat (तत्):—1a for tad. See [column]3.

4) 2a 2 tata. See √tan

5) 1b in [compound] for tad.

6) [from tan] 2b mfn. ifc. See parī-

7) [v.s. ...] cf. purī-tat.

8) Tāt (तात्):—ind. ([obsolete] [ablative] of 2. ta) thus, in this way, [Ṛg-veda vi, 21, 6; x, 95, 16;] [obsolete] [accusative] [plural] ([!]) of 2. ta, [Pāṇini; vii, 1, 39; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; cf. adhas-tāt etc.

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

1) Taṭ (तट्):—taṭati 1. a. To be elevated or high; to rise. (ka) tāṭayati 10. a. To beat, to persecute.

2) Tat (तत्):—conj. Therefore, thence.

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

Tat (तत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ṇa, Ta, Taṃ.

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Tat 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) Tat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a bank; coast, shore..—tat (तट) is alternatively transliterated as Taṭa.

2) Tat (तत्):—(pro) that; ~[paścāt] thereafter; ~[puruṣa] (in Grammar) a variety of [samāsa].

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Tat (தத்) interjection [K. tat.] Exclamation meaning tut; அதட்டற்குறிப்பு. [athattarkurippu.] Local usage

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Tat (தத்) < tat. adjectival That; அந்த. தத்திருப்பதி [antha. thathiruppathi] (திருப்புகழ் [thiruppugazh] 124). — pronominal That; அது. தத்தொமசி [athu. thathomasi] (வேதாந்த சூளாமணிமணிமேகலை [vethanda sulamani] 117).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Tat (तत्):—pron. (first person singular) that;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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