Khota, aka: Khōṭa, Khoṭa; 3 Definition(s)


Khota means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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 geogprahy

Khoṭa.—(HRS), what is payable to the king in the shape of hiraṇya, etc., and of compulsory labour and the provision of food for the Cāṭas and Bhaṭas, according to the Abhidhāna- rājendra, s. v. parihāra. See khoṭa-bhaṅga, ukkoṭa-bhaṅga. Note: khoṭa 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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Marathi-English dictionary

khōṭa (खोट).—f A mass of metal (unwrought or of old metal melted down); an ingot or wedge. Hence 2 A lump or solid bit (as of phlegm, gore, curds, inspissated milk); any concretion or clot. khōṭīcā Composed or made of khōṭa, as khōṭīcēṃ bhāṇḍēṃ.

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khōṭa (खोट).—f Loss (in trade or dealing). 2 Falsehood, i. e. want of truth, of reality, of honesty, of faithfulness, of sincerity &c. 3 or khōṇṭa f The heel.

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khōṭā (खोटा).—a ( H) False, i. e. not actual or real, or not veracious. 2 Faithless, perfidious, fraudulent. 3 Spurious, counterfeit, adulterate. 4 Debased, alloyed, bad--money. Pr. khōṭā tarī gāṇṭha- cā vēḍā tarī pōṭacā If the money be bad, it is yet out of one's own purse: if the child be mad, it is yet from one's own belly; "one's own is faultless."

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khōta (खोत).—m A renter of a village; a farmer of land or revenue; a farmer of the customs: also a contractor or monopolist gen. 2 In some provinces. An hereditary officer whose duty it is to collect for Government the revenue of the village: also an officer appointed for this office. 3 A tribe, or an individual of it, of Brahmans in the Southern Konkan̤: otherwise called javaḷa.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khōṭa (खोट).—f An ingot. A lump. Falsehood. Loss.

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khōṭā (खोटा).—a False; faithless; spurious; alloyed. khōṭyācyā kapāḷīṃ gōṭā Evil to him who evil thinks.

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khōta (खोत).—m A village officer who collects revenues for Government. A tribe of Brahmans in Konkan.

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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