Vacata, Vacatā: 7 definitions



Vacata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vachata.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Vacatā, (f.) (abstr. fr. vaco) is found only in cpd. dubbacatā surliness J. I, 159. (Page 592)

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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

vācāṭa (वाचाट).—a S vācāla a S Talkative.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vācāṭa (वाचाट).—a. [vāc-āṭac casya na kaḥ]

1) Talkative, garrulous; talking much or idly; अरेरे वाचाट (arere vācāṭa) Ve.3; Mv.6; Bk.5.23.

2) Boastful.

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

Vācāṭa (वाचाट).—mfn.

(-ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) Talkative, talking much and idly or blamably. E. vāc speech and āṭac aff. bhatvāt na kaḥ .

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

Vācāṭa (वाचाट).—and vācāla vācāla (vb. vac), adj. 1. Talkative, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 8 (). 2. Boasting, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 92 (l).

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

Vācāṭa (वाचाट).—[adjective] talkative, vain-glorious.

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

1) Vācāṭa (वाचाट):—[from vāc] mf(ā)n. talkative (said also of birds), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] boastful, grandiloquent (-tā f.), [Bālarāmāyaṇa; Prasannarāghava]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) filled with the song of, resounding with, [Vāsavadattā]

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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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