Yataka, Yātaka: 1 definition


Yataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Yātaka (यातक) or Yātuka or Yāttaka.—(?) , f. °ikā, and according to mss. yāntaka (q.v.), = yattaka, q.v.; compare the like equiva- lents of tattaka; yāttika, f. pl., correl. with tāttaka, Samādhirājasūtra 19.16 (verse); read yāttika gaṅgavālikā Samādhirājasūtra p. 24 line 19 (verse; text yānti kagaṅga°); yātuka Śikṣāsamuccaya 328.11, 12; 339.10, 346.16 (verses); in Gaṇḍavyūha 487.17 (verse) yātakā (pl.)… tātuko (sg.), but 18 (verse) yātukā…tātukā (both pl.); but 2d ed. yātukā in 17; I have noted no other case of yātaka, but tātaka is recorded at least in the Kashgar recension of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.

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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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