Yattaka; 3 Definition(s)
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yattaka : (adj.) however much.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Yattaka, (adj.) (fr. yāvant, a late formation; cp. Trenckner, Notes, 80) however much, whatever, as many (in correlation with ta° or tattaka) J. V, 74 (=yāvant); Vism. 184 (yattakaṃ ṭhānaṃ gaṇhāti ... tattakaṃ ... ), 293 (yattakā=yāvatā); DA. I, 118 (yattaka ... tattaka as long as); DhA. II, 50 (°ṃ kālaṃ as long), 128; VbhA. 73 (yattakaṃ ṭhānaṃ ... tattakaṃ), 391 (yattakāni kusala-cittāni ... tesaṃ sabbesaṃ); VvA. 175 (yattakāni ... tāni as many ... so many, i.e. whatever), 285 (yattakā āhuneyyā nāma ... tesu sabbesu ... ).—Instr. yattakena as adv. “because, on account of” DhA. III, 383, 393. (Page 548)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Yattaka (यत्तक).—f. °ikā, adj. (= Pali id.; also written yātaka, yātuka, yāttaka; AMg. jatta), as much, as great, pl. as many; in prose of Mv, otherwise recorded only in verses: puṇyaṃ bhavi yattakaṃ SP 351.2 (verse); yattaku tasya [Page442-1b+ 58] puṇyam 12 (verse); yattaka (pl.) loki virūpa suraudrāḥ LV 307.19 (verse; mss. yantaka or yantraka, compare the reading yāntak(a) Gv 384.4, and similarly under tattaka; Lefm.'s em. is certainly right in sense, as Tibetan confirms); yattaka, sg. forms Mv ii.273.2; 435.15; iii.266.3; pl. forms Mv i.356.10; ii.95.8; 99.2; iii.23.18; 34.19; 266.5; Suv 53.8 (verse); 54.9 (verse); yattikā, f. pl., Mv i.126.12 (verse); ii.149.21 (prose); in correlation with tattaka, see this word.
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Yāttaka (यात्तक) or Yātaka or Yātuka.—(?) , f. °ikā, and acc. to mss. yāntaka (q.v.), = yattaka, q.v.; compare the like equiva- lents of tattaka; yāttika, f. pl., correl. with tāttaka, Samādh 19.16 (verse); read yāttika gaṅgavālikā Samādh p. 24 line 19 (verse; text yānti kagaṅga°); yātuka Śikṣ 328.11, 12; 339.10, 346.16 (verses); in Gv 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 SP.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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.
Ends with: Iyattaka.
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