Tatta: 6 definitions



Tatta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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)

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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

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

taṭṭa (तट्ट).—ad Tightly, tensely.

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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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Taṭṭa (तट्ट) or Taṭṭu or Taṭṭuka.—(m. or nt.; = Pali taṭṭaka, a flattish bowl; otherwise unrecorded), some kind of bowl [Page247-2b+ 29] or dish: taṭṭukaṃ (acc.) Śikṣāsamuccaya 58.1; taṭṭa-kāra, bowl-maker, Mahāvastu ii.468.14, 18; iii.442.17 (here mss. tadva°, Senart wrongly em. taddhu°); taṭṭu-kāraka, id., Mahāvastu iii.113.13 (so read for taddhu°); taṭṭv-ākāra, bowl-shaped, to be read in Divyāvadāna 342.26; 343.5, for text tapv-āk°; this passage cited Śikṣāsamuccaya 58.1 taṭṭākāra (taṭṭa-āk°), but 58.5 taṭṭukākāra (taṭṭuka-āk°); miswritten khaṭvākāra, see khaṭu (2).

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Tatta (तत्त) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tattva.

2) Tatta (तत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tapta.

3) Tatta (तत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tapta.

4) Tatta (तत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Tatra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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