Cuti, Cūti: 9 definitions


Cuti means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Chuti.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama


Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas


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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

cuti : (f.) shifting; passing away; vanishing.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Cuti, (f.) (cp. Sk. cyuti, to cavati) vanishing, passing away, decease, shifting out of existence (opp. upapatti, cp. also gati & āgati) D.I, 162; S.II, 3=42; III, 53; M.I, 49; Sn.643; Dh.419; J.I, 19, 434; Vism.292, 460, 554; DhA.IV, 228. (Page 270)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cuṭī (चुटी).—f Commonly cuiṭī.

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cuṭī (चुटी) [or चुट्टी, cuṭṭī].—f A segar or a cheroot. 2 A pinch or the quantity contained in a pinch.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cuti (चुति).—The anus.

Derivable forms: cutiḥ (चुतिः).

See also (synonyms): cuta.

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Cūti (चूति).—f. The anus.

Derivable forms: cūtiḥ (चूतिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Cuti (चुति).—(MIndic for Sanskrit cyuti; see cavati), fall (to a lower existence): jagi-r-ūrmi-cuti Lalitavistara 173.13 (verse); but citation Śikṣāsamuccaya 204.1 jagi janmacyutiḥ, which must be adopted at least as to janma; and most of Lefm.'s mss. read cyuti; of course, meter proves that the pronunciation was cu°, not cyu°, in any event; cutī- Gaṇḍavyūha 230.25 (verse).

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

Cuti (चुति).—f.

(-tiḥ) The anus. E. cut to be wet. ktin affix; also cyuti.

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Cūti (चूति).—f. (tiḥ) The anus: see cuti.

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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. 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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