Katai, Kaṭaī: 2 definitions
Katai means something in Marathi, 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaṭaī (कटई).—m (kaṭa Sig. VII.) A class, or an individual of it, of cobblers or workers in leather.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Kaṭāī (कटाई):—(nf) harvesting; cutting; cutting charges.
2) Kataī (कतई):—(adv and a) wholly, entirely; finally; certainly; final, conclusive.
3) Katāī (कताई):—(nf) (the act of or wages paid for) spinning.
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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 44: Kalikamba (Kalikkampa) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Chapter 59 - Tiru Onakantan Tali (Hymn 5) < [Volume 3.5 - Pilgrim’s progress: to the North]
Nayanar 37: Kazharitrarivar or Cheraman Perumal < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)