Dhati, aka: Dhātī, Dhāṭī; 6 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Dhāṭī.—(LP), campaign; cf. para-rāṣtṛ-opari datta-dhāṭyām, ‘in the course of an expedition led against a foreign country’. Note: dhāṭī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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dhātī : (f.) a nurse; foster-mother.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Dhātī, (f.) (Sk. dhātrī=Gr. tiqήnh wet nurse, to dhayati suck, suckle; Idg. *dhēi as in Gr. qh_sqai to milk, qh_lus feeding, qhlή female breast; cp. Lat. felare, femina (“giving suck”), filius (“suckling”); Oir. dīnu lamb; Goth. daddjan; Ohg. tila breast. See also dadhi, dhītā, dhenu) wet nurse, fostermother D.II, 19; M.I, 395; II, 97; J.I, 57; III, 391; PvA.16, 176. In cpds. dhāti°, viz. —cela swaddling cloth, baby’s napkin S.I, 205= J.III, 309. (Page 340)

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

dhaṭī (धटी) [or ट्टी, ṭṭī].—f A particular silken garment (of females). 2 The thickness along the border of a dhōtara &c.

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

Dhaṭī (धटी).—

1) Old cloth or raiment.

2) A strip of cloth fastened round the loins or over the privities.

3) A kind of garment worn by a woman after Garbhādhāna.

4) A kind of measure equal to five shers; ह्यक्षेन्दुसंख्यैर्धटकैस्तु सैरस्तैः पञ्चभिः स्याद् धटिका च ताभिः (hyakṣendusaṃkhyairdhaṭakaistu sairastaiḥ pañcabhiḥ syād dhaṭikā ca tābhiḥ) Līlā.

See also (synonyms): dhaṭikā.

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Dhāṭī (धाटी).—Assault, attacking.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhāṭī (धाटी).—f. (-ṭī) advancing towards or confronting an enemy.

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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