Avati, Āvaṭī, Avaṭi, Avatí, Āvaṭi: 11 definitions


Avati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Āvaṭī (आवटी).—A pupil of Yājñavalkya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 29.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Avati in Paraguay is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea mays var. pennsylvanica Bonaf. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· FBI (1897)
· New York State Agric. Expt. Sta. Rept. (1884)
· Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1891)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum… . (1788)
· Phytologia (1978)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avaṭī (अवटी).—f (avaṭa S) A goldsmith's stamp (to impress figures &c.) It is a cube (made generally of pañcarasa) with channels or grooves on its face: also a common term for these channels. pērāñcī avaṭī & vāvācī avaṭī are stamps of differing forms and uses. 2 A notch or incision (like the groove on the stamp) made upon a piece of wood which is to be chopped, pared, barked &c. v ghē pāḍa, ghāla.

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avaṭī (अवटी).—f R (Commonly ōhaṭa) The ebb-tide.

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avaṭī (अवटी).—m The officer of a town who has charge of the standard measures; and who measures the grain brought to market. 2 The measurer and receiver in great establishments.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

avaṭī (अवटी).—f A goldsmith's stamp. The ebbtide.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avaṭi (अवटि) or Avaṭī (अवटी).—f. [ava-aṭi]

1) A hole.

2) A well.

3) A sinus.

Derivable forms: avaṭiḥ (अवटिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avaṭi (अवटि).—m.

(-ṭiḥ) 1. A hole in the ground. 2. (In anatomy) A sinus, a hollow, a cavity. E. As before, aṭin aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avaṭi (अवटि):—[from avaṭa] m. a hole in the ground, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avaṭi (अवटि):—(ṭiḥ) 2. m. Hole; sinus.

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Avati in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Avaṭi (அவடி) noun < a-paṭī. Curtain; இடுதிரை. [iduthirai.] (பிங்கலகண்டு [pingalagandu] Manuscript)

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Avati (அவதி) noun [Telugu: K. avadhi.] cf. ava-sthā. Suffering, distress; துன்பம். பாழவதிப் பட வெனக்கு முடியாது [thunpam. pazhavathip pada venakku mudiyathu] (தாயுமானசுவாமிகள் பாடல் பன்மாலை. [thayumanasuvamigal padal panmalai.] 4).

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Avati (அவதி) noun < ava-dhi.

1. Boundary, limit; எல்லை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [ellai. (pingalagandu)]

2. (Grammar) One of the senses of the ablative; ஐந்தாம் வேற்றுமை எல்லைப் பொருள். [aintham verrumai ellaip porul.] (பிரயோகவிவேகம் [pirayogavivegam] 9.)

3. Fixed term, stipulated time for payment, 'rest'; தவணை. அத்தனைக்குணின் பொருடர வவதியீ கென்றான் [thavanai. athanaikkunin porudara vavathiyi kenran] (அரிச்சந்திர புராணம் சூழ்வினை. [arichandira puranam suzhvinai.] 98).

4. Extent, measure; அளவு. எள்ளவதியேணுங் கன்மமடாது [alavu. ellavathiyenung kanmamadathu] (கம்பரந்தாதி [kambarandathi] 48).

5. Number; கணக்கு. ஆயிர மாயிர மவதிசே ரவுணர் [kanakku. ayira mayira mavathise ravunar] (கந்தபு. வச்சிரவா. [kanthapu. vachirava.] 54).

6. Occult powers. See அவதிஞானம். ஆங்குமுனி யவதியி னறிந்தபொரு ளதனை [avathignanam. angumuni yavathiyi narinthaporu lathanai] (யசோதர. [yasothara.] 5, 23).

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Āvaṭi (ஆவடி) noun cf. சாவடி. [savadi.] Depot. ஆளேற்று கிற ஆவடி. [alerru kira avadi.] Local usage

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Avati (அவதி) noun < avadhi.

1. Bit, section; பரிச்சேதம். (நாநார்த்த.) [parichetham. (nagarthathipigai)]

2. Time; காலம். (நநாநார்த்தா நார்த்த.) [kalam. (nananartha nartha.)]

3. Pit; குழி. (நாநார்த்த.) [kuzhi. (nagarthathipigai)]

4. Leave; விடுமுறை. [vidumurai.] Nāñ.

5. Adjournment; வாயிதா. [vayitha.] Nāñ.

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