Tat, Tāt, Taṭ: 8 definitions

Introduction

Tat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

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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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.

context information

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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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English 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.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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