דַּרְתָּא, דָּרְתָּא, דָּרָא f. (דור) 1) court-yard. Targ. Ex. XXVII, 12; a. fr.—[Targ. II Esth. V, 1; VI, 5 דרא; I Esth. דרתא.]—Y. Snh. X, 28ᵃ bot. עד דַּרְתֵּיה דר׳ וכ׳ (ed. Krot. דַּרְתָּה) to the court of R. Ḥ.’s residence. Yoma 72ᵇ; Sabb. 31ᵇ דלית ליה ד׳ וכ׳ he who has no court, but makes a gate-way for his court (who possesses erudition but no fear of the Lord).—Pl. (דַּרְתַּיָּא) דָּרָתָא, דָּרָאתָא. Targ. II Kings XXI, 5 (ed. Lag. דָּרָת constr.). Targ. Ps. X, 8 דורתיא ed. Lag. (Var. דדרתיא, Ms. דּוּרָאתָיָיא). Targ. I Chr. XXIII, 28 דרתיא ed. Lag. (ed. Rahmer דראתא). —2) buildings, dwellings in a court.—Pl. דָּרָתָא. B. Bath. 67ᵃ if he said דִּירָתָא, all agree, it meant houses; they differ only when he said דַּרְתָּא (Ms. O. דָּרָאתָא), the one says, the court is meant &c. Ib. if he said דָּרָאתָא (Ms. M. דרתא).