Tatkala, aka: Tatkāḷa, Tatkāla, Tad-kala; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Tatkala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Tatkāḷa can be transliterated into English as Tatkala or Tatkalia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Tatkāla (तत्काल).—Requiring the same time for utterance as for example one matra for short vowels, two for long ones and three for protracted ones, although those vowels are nasalised or pure, or acute, grave or circumflex. See the word तपर (tapara).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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tatkāḷa (तत्काळ).—ad (tatkāla S) At that time. For explanation of tat or tad see tad.

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tātkāla (तात्काल).—ad (Corr. from tatkāla) At that instant.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tatkāḷa (तत्काळ).—ad At that time.

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tātkāla (तात्काल).—ad At that instant.

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

Tatkāla (तत्काल).—

1) the current moment, present time.

2) that time. °धी (dhī) a. having presence of mind.

Tatkāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tad and kāla (काल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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