तद्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tód. Confer masculine and feminine forms ‎(), सा ‎().

Pronoun[edit]

तद् ‎(tádn

  1. (3rd person pronoun) it
  2. that
  3. this
Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Often correlative of ‎() generally standing in the preceding clause e.g.

yasya buddhiḥ sa balavān — of whom there is intellect he is strong

Sometimes, for the sake of emphasis, connected with the 1st and 2nd personal pronouns, with other demonstratives and with relatives e.g.

so 'ham — I that very person, I myself
tāv imau — those very two
tad etad ākhyānam — that very tale
yat tat kāraṇam — that very reason which
yā sā śrī — that very fortune which

Noun[edit]

तद् ‎(tádn

  1. this world (compare इदम् ‎(idam))
  2. = ब्रह्म ‎(brahma) » तत्त्व ‎(tat-tva)

Adverb[edit]

तद् ‎(tád)

  1. there, in that place, thither, to that spot (correlative of यत्र ‎(yátra) or यतस् ‎(yátas))
  2. then, at that time, in that case (correlative of यदा ‎(yadā́), यद् ‎(yád) AV.; of यत्र ‎(yátra) ŚBr. xiv; of यदि ‎(yadi) Nal. Bhag. etc.; of चेद् ‎(ce*d) Śak. etc.)
  3. thus, in this manner, with regard to that
    tad etau ślokau bhavataḥ — with reference to that there are these two verses
  4. on that account, for that reason, therefore, consequently (sometimes correlative of यतस् ‎(yatas), यद् ‎(yád), येन ‎(yena) "because")
  5. now (clause-connecting particle)
  6. so also, equally, and

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0434