Tatra: 7 definitions

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tatra : (adv.) there; in that place.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Tatra, (Sk. tatra)=tattha in all meanings & applications, viz. A. 1. there: Dh. 375; PvA. 54. tatrâpi D. I, 81= It. 22≈(tatrâpâsiṃ). tatra pi D. I, 1 (=DA. I, 42). tatra kho Vin. I, 10, 34; A. V, 5 sq.; 354 sq. (cp. atha kho). ‹-› In explanations: PvA. 19 (tatrâyaṃ vitthārakathā “here follows the story in detail”).—2. in this: Sn. 595 (tatra kevalino smase); Dh. 88 (tatr’abhirati: enjoyment in this).—3. a special application of tatra (perhaps in the same sense to be explained tattha A 3) is that as first part of a cpd. , where it is to be taken as generalizing (=tatra tatra): all kinds of (orig. in this & that), in whatever condition, all-round, complete (cp. yaṃ taṃ under ta° II. 2, yena tena upāyena): tatramajjhattatā (complete) equanimity (keeping balance here & there) Vism. 466 (cp. tatra-majjhatt’upekkhā 160); DhsA. 132, 133 (majjh°+tatra majjh°); Bdhd 157. tatrûpāyaññū (=tatra upāyaññū) having allround knowledge of the means and ways Sn. 321 (correct reading at SnA 330); tatrupāyāya vīmaṃsāya samannāgatā endowed with genius in all kinds of means Vin. IV, 211 (or may it be taken as “suitable, corresponding, proportionate”? cp. tadūpiya).—B. tatra tatra, in t. -t. -abhinandinī (of taṇhā) finding its delight in this & that, here & there Vin. I, 10; Ps. II, 147; Nett 72; Vism. 506. (Page 295)

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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

Tatra (तत्र).—ind.

1) In that place, there, yonder, thither.

2) On that occasion, under those circumstances, then, in that case; दातुं दुहितरं तस्मै रोचयामास तत्र वै (dātuṃ duhitaraṃ tasmai rocayāmāsa tatra vai) Rām. 7.12.17.

3) For that, in that; निरीतयः । यन्मदीयाः प्रजास्तत्र हेतुस्त्वद्ब्रह्मवर्चसम् (nirītayaḥ | yanmadīyāḥ prajāstatra hetustvadbrahmavarcasam) R.1.63.

4) Often used for the loc. case of तद् (tad); Ms.2.112;3.6;4.186; Y.1.263. तत्रापि (tatrāpi) 'even then', 'nevertheless' (corr. of yadyapi). तत्र तत्र (tatra tatra) 'in various places or cases, 'here and there,' 'to every place'; अध्यक्षान्विविधान्कुर्यात् तत्र तत्र विपश्चितः (adhyakṣānvividhānkuryāt tatra tatra vipaścitaḥ) Ms. 7.81.

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

Tatra (तत्र).—ind. There, therein, the relative to atra. E. tad that, tral affix, in lieu of the proper seventh case.

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

Tatra (तत्र).—[ta + tra] (cf. tad), adv. I. = the loc. of tad, 1. In that, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 60. 2. 'atra-tatra, On that continually, [Nala] 5, 9. 3. On account of that, [Nala] 18, 10. 4. yatra-tatra, For every trifle, Mahābhārata 13, 514. Ii. There, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 146. Iii. Thither, [Nala] 7, 1. Iv. tatra-tatra, Here and there, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 81. V. yatra-tatra, Indiscriminately (literally, Wherever), Mahābhārata 13, 3686. Vi. Thereby, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 34. Vii. Then [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 238.

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

Tatra (तत्र).—(tatrā) [adverb] = [locative] of ta, there, therein, then. tatra tatra here and there, everywhere. yatra tatraapi) wherever, at every place or time.

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

1) Tatra (तत्र):—[from tat] ind. (also trā, [Ṛg-veda]) (ta-tra, correlative of ya-tra; [gana] cādi, not in [Kāśikā-vṛtti]) used for the [locative case] (sg. [dual number] and [plural]) of tad (q.v., [Pāṇini 5-3, 10; vi, 3, 35]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Manu-smṛti] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] in that place, there (in [compound] [Pāṇini 2-1, 46]), [Ṛg-veda] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] thither, to that place, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] in that, therein, in that case, on that occasion, under those circumstances, then, therefore, (also correlative of yad [vi, 57, 4; Atharva-veda xii, 1, 34; Nalopākhyāna] etc., yadā [Pañcatantra i, 19, 8], yadi [Manu-smṛti viii f.; Cāṇakya; Hitopadeśa], or ced [Manu-smṛti viii, 295; ix, 205]; tatra māsa, ‘that month’ id est. the month that has been spoken of [Kathāsaritsāgara xviii, 208])

5) [v.s. ...] tatra tatra used for double [locative case] of tad, [Nalopākhyāna v, 8]

6) [v.s. ...] tatra tatra in that and that place, here and there, everywhere, [Manu-smṛti vii, 87; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] tatra tatra to every place, [Mahābhārata]

8) [v.s. ...] yatra tatra used for the [locative case] yasmiṃs tasmin, in whatever, [Manu-smṛti iii, 50; vi, 66; xii, 102]

9) [v.s. ...] yatra tatra in whatever place, anywhere, [Mahābhārata xiii, 3686]

10) [v.s. ...] yatra tatra to any place whatever, [v, 5997]

11) [v.s. ...] yatra tatra at any rate, indiscriminately, [xiii, 514]

12) [v.s. ...] yatra tatra yatra tatrāpi, to whatever place, [v, 1084; Kathāsaritsāgara xxxvi, 101;]

13) [v.s. ...] cf. [Gothic] thathrō.

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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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