Tathya: 14 definitions

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Tathya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tathy.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tathya (तथ्य).—Was born to help Māndhāta.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 98. 90.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tathya (तथ्य).—a S True, actual, real. 2 Used as ad In fact, in truth.

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tathya (तथ्य).—n S Truth.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tathya (तथ्य).—a True. ad In fact. n Truth.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tathya (तथ्य).—a. [tathā sādhu yat] True, real, genuine; प्रियमपि तथ्यमाह प्रियंवदा (priyamapi tathyamāha priyaṃvadā) Ś.1.

-thyam Truth, reality; सा तथ्यमेवा- भिहिता भवेन (sā tathyamevā- bhihitā bhavena) Kumārasambhava 3.63; Manusmṛti 8.274.

-tathyena, tathyataḥ ind. According to truth; Manusmṛti 8.274; इयं चान्यमते ख्यातिः प्रथते तथ्यतः पुनः (iyaṃ cānyamate khyātiḥ prathate tathyataḥ punaḥ) Rāj. T.1.323.

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

Tathya (तथ्य).—mfn.

(-thyaḥ-thyā-thyaṃ) True. n.

(-thyaṃ) Truth. E. tathā thus, (what is really so,) and yat aff.

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

Tathya (तथ्य).—i. e. tathā + ya, I. adj. True, Mahābhārata 7, 2136. Ii. n. Truth, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 34, 23. Iii. instr. yena, Truly, Mahābhārata 8, 274.

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

Tathya (तथ्य).—[adjective] real, true; [neuter] truth, reality; [instrumental] & tas according to truth.

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

1) Tathya (तथ्य):—[from tat] mfn. ‘being really so’, true, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra]

2) [v.s. ...] n. truth, [Śakuntalā; Bhartṛhari]

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

Tathya (तथ्य):—(thyaṃ) 1. n. Truth. a. True.

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

Tathya (तथ्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Tacca, Taha, Tahīya, Tahiya.

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Tathya 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

Tathya (तथ्य) [Also spelled tathy]:—(nm) reality; fact, factum; ~[niṣṭha] factual, realistic; hence ~[niṣṭhatā/ ~niṣṭhā] (nf); ~[parāyaṇa] see ~[niṣṭha]; hence~[parāyaṇatā] (nf); ~[bhāṣī/vādī] one who speaks the fact, true.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tathya (ತಥ್ಯ):—[noun] the quality or state of being true or being in accordance with experience, facts or reality; conformity with fact; truth.

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