-ता

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t̪ɑː/, [t̪äː]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit -ता (-tā), from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂.

Suffix[edit]

-ता (-tāf

  1. (productive) Forms feminine abstract nouns.
    वीर (vīr, hero) + ‎-ता (-tā) → ‎वीरता (vīrtā, heroism)
    Synonym: -पन (-pan)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit -ता (-tā́), nominative singular of -तृ (-tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *-tā́, from Proto-Indo-European *-tḗr.

Suffix[edit]

-ता (-tām

  1. (not productive) Forms masculine agent nouns.

Sanskrit[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *-tā, from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂. Compare Avestan -𐬚𐬁(-θā), Proto-Germanic *-iþō.

Suffix[edit]

-ता (-tā)

  1. Forms feminine abstract nouns, often representing states of being.
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: -ता (-tā)
  • Malayalam: -ത (-ta)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Suffix[edit]

-ता (-tā)

  1. nominative singular of -तृ (-tṛ)