Chatrapati, Chatra-pati: 4 definitions


Chatrapati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Chhatrapati.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chatrapati in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

chatrapati (छत्रपति).—m (S) One having, or entitled to have, a chatra, i. e. a king &c. Pr. छ. kīṃ pattarapati Either king or beggar.

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

chatrapati (छत्रपति).—m One entitled to have a chatra, a king. A small coin.

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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

[«previous next»] — Chatrapati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Chatrapati (छत्रपति).—

1) a king over whom an umbrella is carried as a mark of dignity, a sovereign, emperor.

2) Name of an ancient king in जम्बुद्वीप (jambudvīpa).

Derivable forms: chatrapatiḥ (छत्रपतिः).

Chatrapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms chatra and pati (पति).

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chatrapati in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Chatrapati (ಛತ್ರಪತಿ):—[noun] a king eligible for getting the royal umbrella as a sign of his kingship.

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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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