Tatta; 4 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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tatta : (nt.) the real nature; reality. (pp. of tapati), heat; hot; glowing.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Tatta, 2 (nt.) (tad+tva) truth; Abl. tattato according to truth; accurately J. II, 125 (ñatvā); III, 276 (ajānitvā not knowing exactly). (Page 295)

2) Tatta, 1 (pp. of tapati) heated, hot, glowing; of metals: in a melted state (cp. uttatta) A. II, 122≈(tattena talena osiñcante, as punishment); Dh. 308 (ayoguḷa); J. II, 352 (id.); IV, 306 (tattatapo “of red-hot heat, ” i.e. in severe self-torture); Miln. 26, 45 (adv. red-hot); PvA. 221 (tatta-lohasecanaṃ the pouring over of glowing copper, one of the punishments in Niraya). (Page 295)

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

taṭṭa (तट्ट).—ad (Imit.) Tightly, tensely, so distended and strained as to be ready to burst with a taṭṭa! v phuga, tāṇa, bhara.

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tattā (तत्ता).—a (About Solapur.) Light, low, mean, disreputable--a person.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taṭṭa (तट्ट).—ad Tightly, tensely.

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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