Ashvatthakatte, Aśvatthakaṭṭe: 1 definition


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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aśvatthakaṭṭe (ಅಶ್ವತ್ಥಕಟ್ಟೆ):—

1) [noun] a platform around the peepul tree, usu. with the images of snakes carved in stone installed around.

2) [noun] ಅಶ್ವತ್ಥಕಟ್ಟೆ ಸುತ್ತಿಬಂದು ಹೊಟ್ಟೆ ಮುಟ್ಟಿನೋಡಿಕೊಂಡಳು [ashvatthakatte suttibamdu hotte muttinodikomdalu] aśvatthakaṭṭe suttibandu hoṭṭe muṭṭi nōḍioṇḍaḷu (prov.) to expect the result prematurely without having the required patience; [from the religious belief that a woman worshipping the peepul tree would be blessed with a child].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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