Yada, aka: Yadā; 5 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

yadā : (adv.) whenever; when.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Yadā, (adv.) (Vedic yadā; old Instr. of ya°) when Sn. 200 (y. ca so mato seti), 681, 696 (here as yada, expld as yadā), 923; Dh. 28, 69, 277 sq. 325, 384, 390; It. 77 (y devo devakāyā cavati); PvA. 54, 67. Cp. kadā & tadā. (Page 550)

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

yāda (याद).—f ( P) Remembrance: also recollection: retaining in mind or recalling to mind. 2 A memorandum-scrap; a little account, list, roll: also a memorandum or notice made, a jotting. v dhara. 3 A petition or a representation. Note. yāda is from a person of some rank or standing; whilst arjī is from a poor or humble person. yādīcā That remembers well; of a retentive memory.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

yāda (याद).—f Remembrance. A memorandum scrap. A list.

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

Yadā (यदा).—ind. [yad kāle dāc]

1) When, at the time when; यदा यदा (yadā yadā) Whenever; यदैव तदैव (yadaiva tadaiva) at the very time, as soon as; यदाप्रभृति-तदाप्रभृति (yadāprabhṛti-tadāprabhṛti) from what time-from that time forward.

2) If (= yadi); तत्रं नैव यदा करीरविटपे दोषो वसन्तस्य किम् (tatraṃ naiva yadā karīraviṭape doṣo vasantasya kim) Bh.2.93.

3) Whereas, since, as.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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