HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SuffixEdit

-ता (-tā)

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

Derived termsEdit


Etymology 2Edit

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

SuffixEdit

-ता (-tā)

  1. (not productive) Forms masculine agent nouns.