Catacata, Caṭacaṭa, Caṭacaṭā, Catacatane: 8 definitions

Introduction:

Catacata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chatachata.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caṭacaṭa (चटचट) [or टां, ṭāṃ].—ad Imit. of the sound of lashing, caning &c.: of the spitting and sputtering of particular things: of the crackling of a burning corpse &c.: also emphatically expressive of the stinging and biting of mosquitoes, fleas, bugs. 2 Used with v bhājaṇēṃ, lāgaṇēṃ, and imitatively of the sound emitted upon any sudden scorching or singeing.

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caṭācaṭa (चटाचट) [or टां, ṭāṃ].—ad (Imit.) In a trice, shake, jiffey. 2 Used also as caṭacaṭa q. v. although with implication of intenseness or of closer reiteration.

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

caṭacaṭa (चटचट) [or ṭāṃ, or टां].—Imit. of the sound of lash- ing, caning &c.; of the spitting and sputtering of particular things &c.

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caṭācaṭa (चटाचट) [or ṭāṃ, or टां].—ad In a trice, shake, jiffey.

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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

Caṭacaṭā (चटचटा).—The sound of the clashing of weapons, cracking of fire &c.

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

Caṭacaṭā (चटचटा).—[caṭacaṭā-], (an imitative sound), Clashing, Mahābhārata 1, 7110; roaring, 3, 10980.

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

1) Caṭacaṭa (चटचट):—(onomatopoetic) [Parasmaipada] ṭati, to crackle (as fire), [Vāsavadattā] 607.

2) Caṭacaṭā (चटचटा):—[from caṭacaṭa] ind. (onomatopoetic) only in [compound]

[Sanskrit to German]

Catacata 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Caṭācaṭa (चटाचट) [Also spelled chatachat]:—(nf) a repeated crackle or smack; (adv) with a repeated crackling or smacking report.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caṭacaṭa (ಚಟಚಟ):—[noun] = ಚಟ್ [cat].

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Caṭacaṭane (ಚಟಚಟನೆ):—[adverb] swiftly; quickly.

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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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