Dati, aka: Dāṭī, Ḍati, Dāti; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Dati in Vyakarana glossaries]

Ḍati (डति).—tad. affix अति (ati) affixed to the word किम् (kim) to show number or measurement; e.g. कति ब्राह्मणाः (kati brāhmaṇāḥ), cf. P.V.2.41. The words ending with the affix डति (ḍati) are termed संख्या (saṃkhyā) and षट् (ṣaṭ) for purposes of declension etc.; cf. P.I.1.23,25

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Dati in Marathi glossaries]

dāṭī (दाटी).—f (dāṭa) Crowdedness (of animals or of things): also a crowd, press, or throng. 2 fig. Close friendship; familiar intercourse. 3 Thickness or grossness (as of darkness). Ex. taṃvavarī tamācī dāṭī || jaṃvavari ugavē vāsaramaṇi ||. 4 Thickness (of liquids, of paper, cloth, planks &c.) 5 Tightness (as of a garment): also squeezedness or close pressedness of a subject gen. 6 General prevalence (of a report, opinion, expectation &c.) dāṭīvāṭīnēṃ, dāṭīvāḍīnēṃ, dāṭōvāṭhīnēṃ Crowdedly, closely together.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dāṭī (दाटी).—f Crowededness; a crowd. Close friendship; familiar intercourse Thickness. Tightness of a garment.

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

[Dati in Sanskrit glossaries]

Dāti (दाति).—f.

1) Giving.

2) Cutting, destroying.

3) Distribution.

Derivable forms: dātiḥ (दातिः).

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Dāti (दाति).—&c. See under दा ().

See also (synonyms): dāka, dātṛ, dāna, dānu.

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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