Dhoti, Dhotī: 4 definitions

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Dhoti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

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In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Dhotī (धोती) refers to the “lower garment”.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Dhoti refers to “[Dhotiyu/ Dhoti] A large unstitched lower garment similar of Hindu males”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Dhotī (धोती):—(nf) dhoti: —loin cloth worn by the Hindus; —[ḍhīlī honā] to be demoralised; to be scared out of wits; —[bigāḍanā] to be terribly scared, to have a run of loose motions.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dhōti (ಧೋತಿ):—[noun] = ಧೋತ್ರ - [dhotra -] 1.

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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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