Catti, Caṭṭī, Cāṭṭi: 7 definitions


Catti means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chatti.

India history and geography

Source: Institut Français de Pondichéry: The Shaivite legends of Kanchipuram

Catti (சத்தி) (in Tamil) refers to Śakti in Sanskrit, and represents one of the proper nouns mentioned in the Kanchipuranam, which narrates the Shaivite Legends of Kanchipuram—an ancient and sacred district in Tamil Nadu (India). The Kanchipuranam (mentioning Catti) reminds us that Kanchipuram represents an important seat of Hinduism where Vaishnavism and Shaivism have co-existed since ancient times.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Catti in India is the name of a plant defined with Plumbago zeylanica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Plumbago zeylanica var. glaucescens Boiss. (among others).

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

· Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden (1985)
· FBI (1882)
· Fontqueria (1987)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1966)
· Taxon (1979)
· Species Plantarum (1762)

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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

caṭṭī (चट्टी).—f A loss in trade. v basa, yē, lāga.

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

caṭṭī (चट्टी).—f A loss in trade.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Caṭṭī (चट्टी) [Also spelled chatti]:—(nf) slipper(s); loss, damage; a halting place (esp. on hilly-routes); —[denā] to inflict a loss/damage; —[laganā] to suffer a loss/damage.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caṭṭi (ಚಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] a wide, shallow earthenware.

2) [noun] a round earthenware with a constricted neck and a small mouth; a pot.

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Caṭṭi (ಚಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a kind of dry cake made of the coarse flour of rice, black gram (pulse of phaseolus mungo), etc.

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Caṭṭi (ಚಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] a screen made by weaving thin strips of bamboo, used as a partition wall, screen, etc.

2) [noun] a temporary shelter made using this supported on poles.

3) [noun] a flat, coarse mat made of woven or plaited strips of bamboo, used for sitting on.

4) [noun] a screen made of bamboo strips, used as a door.

5) [noun] a basket made of thin strips of bamboo.

6) [noun] a colony of bees; a beehive.

7) [noun] a flat, broad, metal plate used by soldiers, policemen to ward of blows or missiles; a shield.

8) [noun] a temporary shed made using grass, hay, etc. for wayfarers.

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Caṭṭi (ಚಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the sixth day of a lunar fortnight.

2) [noun] (dial.) the new moon-day in the month of Kārtika, the eighth month in the lunar year.

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Caṭṭi (ಚಟ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the merchant community.

2) [noun] a male member of this community.

3) [noun] a merchant.

4) [noun] a prominent member in the society.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Caṭṭi (சட்டி) noun [Telugu: Kanarese, Malayalam: Travancore usage caṭṭi.] Earthen vessel, pan; மட்பாண்டம். [madpandam.] (பத்துப்பாட்டு: பெரும்பாணாற்றுப்படை [pathuppattu: perumbanarruppadai] 377, உரை. [urai.])

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Caṭṭi (சட்டி) noun < ṣaṣṭhī. The sixth titi of a bright or dark fortnight; சுக்கில கிருஷ்ணபக்ஷங் களில் வரும் ஆறாந்திதி. [sukkila kirushnapagshang kalil varum aranthithi.] (விதானமாலை குணாகுண. [vithanamalai kunaguna.] 6.)

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Caṭṭi (சட்டி) noun < Pkt. saṭṭhi < ṣaṣṭi. Sixty; அறுபதுவருட பலன் சட்டி விரத வத்தியாயம். (மச்சபுராணம்) [arupathuvaruda palan satti viratha vathiyayam. (machapuranam)]

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Caṭṭi (சட்டி) noun cf. chadin. Lotus; தாமரை. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [thamarai. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Caṭṭi (சட்டி) [caṭṭittal] 11 transitive verb cf. saṭṭ.

1. To destroy, ruin; அழித்தல். மாவுருவைச் சட்டித் தருளுந் தணிகையிலென் றாயே [azhithal. mavuruvais sattith tharulun thanigaiyilen raye] (திருவருட்பா [thiruvarudpa], v, காணாப். [kanap.] 6).

2. To kill; கொல்லுதல். [kolluthal.] (W.)

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Caṭṭi (சட்டி) noun < Urdu jeṭhī. [K. jaṭṭi.] A professional wrestler. See மல்லகசெட்டி. [mallagasetti.] Colloq.

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Catti (சத்தி) [cattittal] 11 intransitive verb < śabda. To sound, utter a noise; ஒலித்தல். [olithal.]

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Catti (சத்தி) [cattittal] 11 transitive verb < chard. To vomit; வாந்திசெய்தல். [vanthiseythal.] Local usage

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Catti (சத்தி) noun < chardi.

1. Vomiting; வாந்திசெய்கை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [vanthiseykai. (pingalagandu)]

2. Neem. See வேம்பு. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [vembu. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

3. A small water-melon. See கொம்மட்டி. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [kommatti. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

4. Wild snake-gourd. See பேய்ப்புடல். [peyppudal.]

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Catti (சத்தி) noun < śakti.

1. Ability, power, strength, energy, prowess; ஆற்றல். (பிங்கலகண்டு) [arral. (pingalagandu)]

2. Regal power of three kinds, viz., pirapu-catti, mantira-catti, uṟcāka-catti; பிரபுசத்தி மந்திர சத்தி உற்சாகசத்தியாகிய மூவகை அரசராற்றல்கள். [pirapusathi manthira sathi ursagasathiyagiya muvagai arasararralkal.]

3. The number 3; மூன்று. [munru.] (தைலவருக்கச்சுருக்கம் தைல. [thailavarukkachurukkam thaila.] 113.)

4. Banner, large flag; பெருங்கொடி. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [perungodi. (pingalagandu)]

5. Pit in which a flag-staff is planted; கொடிநாட்டுங் குழி. ஒத்தமைத் தியன்ற சத்திக்கொடி யுச்சி [kodinattung kuzhi. othamaith thiyanra sathikkodi yuchi] (பெருங்கதை இலாவாண. [perungathai ilavana.] 6, 56, குறிப். [kurip.]).

6. (Śaiva Philosophy) Grace of Śiva; சிவனது அருள். ஈசன்றன் சத்தி தோய [sivanathu arul. isanran sathi thoya] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 4, 40).

7. Pārvatī, Śiva’s Energy; உமை. சத்திதன் வடிவே தென்னிற் றடையிலா ஞான மாகும் [umai. sathithan vadive thennir radaiyila gnanamirtham magum] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 1, 62).

8. See சத்திதத்துவம். [sathithathuvam.]

9. (Śaiva Philosophy) A mode of religious initiation. See ஞானவதி. [gnanavathi.] (சைவசமய நெறி ஆசா. [saivasamaya neri asa.] 24.)

10. Spear, dart; வேல். தாமேற் றழுத் திய சத்தி வாங்கி [vel. thamer razhuth thiya sathi vangi] (பெருங்கதை மகத. [perungathai magatha.] 20, 63).

11. Trident; சூலம். வித்தகக் கைவினைச் சத்தி [sulam. vithagak kaivinais sathi] (பெருங்கதை மகத. [perungathai magatha.] 14, 153).

12. Signification of a word; சொல்லாற்றல். [sollarral.] (பிரயோகவிவேகம் [pirayogavivegam] 18, உரை. [urai.])

13. Sulphur; கந்தகம். [kanthagam.] (W.)

14. Myrobalan sulphur; நெல்லிக் காய்க்கந்தகம். [nellig kaykkanthagam.] (தைலவருக்கச்சுருக்கம் தைல. [thailavarukkachurukkam thaila.] 69.)

15. Soap; சவர்க்காரம். [savarkkaram.] (W.)

16. Bismuth pyrites; நிமிளை. (வைத்திய மூலிகை) [nimilai. (vaithiya muligai)]

17. White long-flowered nail-dye. See நீர்முள்ளி. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [nirmulli. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Catti (சத்தி) noun < jagdhi. Feast; விருந்து. [virunthu.] Local usage

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Catti (சத்தி) noun cf. chatra. Umbrella; குடை. (பிங்கலகண்டு) [kudai. (pingalagandu)]

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Catti (சத்தி) noun < சத்தி¹-. [sathi¹-.] A melodious verse; இசைச்செய்யுள். (அகராதி நிகண்டு) [isaicheyyul. (agarathi nigandu)]

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Cāṭṭi (சாட்டி) noun < Urdu jāṭi. [Marathi jāḍī.] See சாட்டை. [sattai.] Local usage

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Cāṭṭi (சாட்டி) noun cf. śādvala. (J.)

1. Land lying fallow after a crop; அறுவடையானபின் உழாது கிடக்கும் நிலம். [aruvadaiyanapin uzhathu kidakkum nilam.]

2. Land manured for raising crop; பயிரிடுதற்கு உரமிடப்பட்டிருக்கும் நிலம். [payiridutharku uramidappattirukkum nilam.]

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