Tra, aka: Trā; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Tra (त्र).—A common term for the krt affixes ष्ट्रन् (ṣṭran) and इत्र (itra) (P.III. 2. 181-186) in case the vowel इ (i) of इत्र (itra) is looked upon as equivalent to an augment, as also for the unadi affix ष्ट्रन् (ṣṭran) and the tad. affixes त्र (tra) and त्रल् (tral) (P. IV. 2.51 and V.3.10); the tad, affix त्र (tra) is added in the sense of समूह (samūha) or collection to the word गो (go), e.g. गोत्रा (gotrā); cf. Kas. on P.IV.2.51.

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Trā (त्रा).—tad. affix त्रा (trā) in the sense of something donated, as also to the words देव, मनुष्य, पुरुष, पुरु (deva, manuṣya, puruṣa, puru) and मर्त्य (martya) ending in the accusative or the locative case; e. g. व्राह्मणत्रा करोति, देवत्रा वसतिः (vrāhmaṇatrā karoti, devatrā vasatiḥ) cf. Kas. on P. V.4.55,56. ’There is avagraha before the tad. affix त्रा (trā). देवत्रेति देव (devatreti deva)Sत्रा् (trā्); cf. V.Pr. V.9.

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

trā (त्रा).—or -trā m Interest at two per cent per mensem.

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

Trā (त्रा).—2 Ā. (trāte) To protect; see also त्रै (trai).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trā (त्रा).—r. 2nd cl. (trāte) To preserve, &c.: see trai0 adā0 ā0 saka0 seṭ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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