Yatta; 3 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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Yatta, (pp. of yatati1) strenuous, making an effort, watchful Nd2 525 (+paṭiyatta, in exegesis of yata); J. IV, 222 (+paṭiyatta); VI, 294 (Kern’s reading for yata; vv. ll. saṃyata & sata, thus warranting yata); Miln. 373 (°payatta), 378 (id. =in keen effort).—Note. Kern, Toev. s. v. would like to equal yatta=Sk. yatna effort. (Page 548)

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yatta (यत्त).—a. [yat-kta]

1) Exerting, watching.

2) Taking pains or care.

3) Prepared, ready; यत्ता भवत संयुगे (yattā bhavata saṃyuge) Rām.7.19.13; यश्चित्तविजये यत्तः स्यान्निःसङ्गोऽपरिग्रहः (yaścittavijaye yattaḥ syānniḥsaṅgo'parigrahaḥ) Bhāg.7.15.3.

4) Resolved.

5) Cared for, attended to; यत्तं सूतेन शिष्टेन बहुशो दृष्टकर्मणा (yattaṃ sūtena śiṣṭena bahuśo dṛṣṭakarmaṇā) Mb.5.178.76.

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Yatta (यत्त).—See under यत् (yat).

See also (synonyms): yatna.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yatta (यत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Striven, resolved, exerted. E. yat to resolve, kta aff.

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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