Cuti, aka: Cūti; 8 Definition(s)


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

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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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)

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

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.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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.

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