Kut, Kuṭ, Kūṭ: 9 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kut in India is the name of a plant defined with Saussurea auriculata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Saussurea hypoleuca Spreng. ex DC. (among others).

2) Kut is also identified with Saussurea costus It has the synonym Aucklandia lappa Decne. (etc.).

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

· Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany (1892)
· Repertorium Botanices Systematicae (1843)
· Phytomedicine (2002)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)
· Compositae Indicae (1876)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1838)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṭ (कुट्).—I. 6 P. (kuṭati, kuṭita)

1) To be crooked or curved.

2) To curve or bend.

3) To act dishonestly, cheat, deceive. -II. 4 P. (kuṭyati) To break to pieces, break asunder, divide, split; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 2.

2) To speak indistinctly.

3) To be warm, burn.

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Kūṭ (कूट्).—I. 1 Ā. (kūṭayate, kūṭita)

1) To abstain from giving, not to give.

2) To censure. -II. 1 U.

1) To burn.

2) To call, invite.

3) To render confused, to muddle.

4) To be distressed.

5) To despair.

6) To counsel, advise.

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

Kuṭ (कुट्).—[(śi)] r. 6th cl. (kuṭati) 1. To make crooked. 2. To be or become crooked. 3. To be dishonest, to cheat or deceive. (i) kuṭi (kuṇṭati) 1. To be stopped or obstructed, to be prevented from moving. 2. To confound or disorder from pain or grief: see kuḍi r. 10th cl. (kuṭayate, koṭayati) 1. To cut: see truṭ 2. To heat: see kuṭṭa.

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Kūṭ (कूट्).—[kūṭa] r. 10th cl. (kūṭayate) 1. To avoid or decline giving, to not give. 2. To render indistinct or unintelligible, to muddle or render confused or foul. (kūṭayati) 1. To give pain. 2. To burn. 3. To call or invite, to counsel or advise.

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

Kuṭ (कुट्).—i. 6, [Parasmaipada.] To bend.

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Kuṭ (कुट्).— (akin to kṛt, based on kart), i. 4, [Parasmaipada.] To burst, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 95, 15. † i. 10, koṭaya, To cut.

— With the prepos. ava ava, To diminish, [Suśruta] 2, 175, 20.

— With pra pra, To divide, Mahābhārata 1, 2842.

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Kūṭ (कूट्).—i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To burn. 2. To sorrow. 3. To advise.

— i. 10, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To be foul. 2. To avoid giving. 3. To despond.

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

1) Kuṭ (कुट्):—[class] 6. [Parasmaipada] kuṭati, to become crooked or curved, bend, curve, curl, [Dhātupāṭha xxviii, 73];—? [Nirukta, by Yāska vi, 30];

—to be dishonest, cheat, [Dhātupāṭha] : [class] 4. [Parasmaipada] kuṭyati, or [class] 10. [Ātmanepada] koṭayate, to break into pieces, tear asunder, divide, [Dhātupāṭha xxxiii, 25];

—to speak indistinctly, [ib.];

—to be warm, burn, [ib.] (cf.kuṭṭ and √kuṇṭ.)

2) Kut (कुत्):—a Sautra root (id est. one found in grammatical Sūtras only), to spread.

3) Kūṭ (कूट्):—[class] 10. [Parasmaipada] kūṭayati, to burn, [Dhātupāṭha xxxv, 38];

—to give pain, [ib.];

—to be distressed, [ib.];

—to counsel, advise, [ib.] : [Ātmanepada] kūṭayate, to avoid or decline giving, [Dhātupāṭha xxxiii, 28];

—to render indistinct or unintelligible, render confused or foul, [ib.];

—to be distressed, despair, [ib.]

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

1) Kuṭ (कुट्):—(śa) kuṭati 6. a. To make crooked; to cheat. (i) kuṇṭati. 1. a. To be stopped or confounded. (ka)koṭayati 10. a. To cut. With saṃ, to die, to cease.

2) Kūṭ (कूट्):—(ka, ṅa) kuṭayate 10. d. To avoid giving; to confuse, to confound; to defile. (kūṭayati) 10. a. To hurt; to burn; to invite; to advise.

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Kut 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

1) Kut in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a hill-top; enigmatical verse; (a) counterfeit; forged; false; pseudo; ~[karma] deceptive act; forgery; ~[kara] a fraudulent person, forger; codifier; —[kavya] enigmatical poetry; ~[niti] diplomacy; underhand manoeuvring; ~[nitijna] a diplomat, diplomatist; manoeuvrer; hence ~[nitijnata; —yojana] a plot, an intrigue; —[yuddha] deceptive warfare; —[lipi] code-script; —[lekha] code-writing; forged document; —[sakshi] perjury, false witness; —[sakshya] false evidence, forged testimony..—kut (कूट) is alternatively transliterated as Kūṭa.

2) Kut in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) estimate, assessment..—kut (कूत) is alternatively transliterated as Kūta.

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