Chat: 4 definitions


Chat means something in Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Chat has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cat. It further has the optional forms Chaṭ.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Chat in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Catha edulis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Dillonia abyssinica Sacleux (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· A Voyage to Terra Australis (1814)
· Fitoterapia (1991)
· Flora AegyptiacoArabica (1775)
· Symbolae Botanicae (1790)
· Enchiridion Botanicum (1841)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Chat, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, side effects, diet and recipes, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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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

chat (छत्).—An interjection of contempt. Pshaw, pish, pugh.

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

chat (छत्).—An interj. of contempt. Pshaw! pish!

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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

1) Chat in Hindi refers in English to:—(adv) instantly, instantaneously, at once; (nf) snap/snapping; crack, breaking or cracking sound; ~[cata] repeated cracking/snapping sounds; ~[pata] very promptly, immediately, with utmost urgency; ~[shala] a nursery school; ~[sara] a nursery school; —[se] instantly, instantaneously; —[kara jana] to polish off, to consume hurriedly and entirely; —[mamgani pata byaha] to propose this moment, to marry the very next; to implement a proposal without delay..—chat (चट) is alternatively transliterated as Caṭa.

2) Chat in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) a spicy preparation of cut fruits, vegetables, etc.; habit, compelling habituation, irresistibile proclivity; —[padana/lagana] see [casaka padana/lagana]..—chat (चाट) is alternatively transliterated as Cāṭa.

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