Hat, Haṭ: 11 definitions


Hat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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.

India history and geography

Source: archive.org: Husain Shahi Bengal

Hat or Hāṭ refers to “local markets” (where people used to go to buy and sell the necessaries of life).—Rural settlements [in medieval Bengal] contained, in addition to habitations, roads and paths, tanks with bathing ghāṭs which supplied water to the people, jungles serving the purpose of the pasture-land and canals forming a sort of drainage system for the village. There were arable land and fallow land, the latter being brought under cultivation with the gradual increase of population. Some of the villages had local markets or hāṭs where people used to go to buy and sell the necessaries of life.

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Hat is an Assamese term referring to “cubit length”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Hat in India is the name of a plant defined with Wrightia antidysenterica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Echites antidysentericus (L.) Roxb. ex Fleming (among others).

2) Hat is also identified with Holarrhena pubescens It has the synonym Echites adglutinatus Burm.f. (etc.).

3) Hat in Senegal is also identified with Andropogon gayanus It has the synonym Cymbachne guineensis (Schumach.) Roberty (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1837)
· Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (1810)
· Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (1983)
· Annales Bogorienses (1958)
· Fl. Siam. (1939)
· Notulae Systematicae. Herbier du Museum de Paris (1951)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

hat (हत्).—ind An interjection uttered in pushing aside or driving off a beast &c. Hence An inter- jection generally of contemptuous or angry reproof or repression.

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

hat (हत्).—ind An interj uttered in driving off a beast, &c.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Haṭ (हट्).—1 P. (haṭati, haṭita) To shine, be bright.

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

Haṭ (हट्).—r. 1st cl. (haṭati) To shine, to be bright.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Haṭ (हट्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To shine.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Haṭ (हट्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] haṭati, to shine, be bright, [Dhātupāṭha ix, 25.]

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Hat in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Hat in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) killed; struck; ~[ceta] rendered unconscious, senseless; ~[jnana] see ~[ceta; ~daiva] ill-fated, unlucky; ~[buddhi] rendered senseless/witless, stupid; ~[prabha] out of wits; non-plussed; ~[praya] almost killed; ~[bala] that has lost its vitality/vigour; ~[bhagya/bhaga/bhagi] unfortunate, luckless; ~[mana] humiliated, insulted; ~[virya] bereft of gallantry/bravery; ~[samjna] unconscious, rendered senseless; ~[hridaya] dejected, frustrated..—hat (हत) is alternatively transliterated as Hata.

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