Kutta, Kuṭṭa: 9 definitions


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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kutta : (nt.) behaviour; coquetry.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

1) Kuṭṭa, 2 (of doubtful origin & form, cp. var. BSk. forms koṭṭa-rājā, koṭa° & koḍḍa°, e.g. MVastu I. 231) only found in cpds. °dārūni sticks in a wattle & daub wall Vism. 354, and in kuṭṭa-rājā subordinate prince, possibly kuḍḍa° a wattle and daub prince S. III, 156 (v. l. kuḍḍa°); =V. 44 (v. l. kujja°); cp. kuḍḍa° J. V, 102 sq. , where expl. pāpa-rājā, with vv. ll. kuṭa and kūṭa. See also khujja and khuddaka-rājā. (Page 219)

2) Kuṭṭa, 1 (cp. koṭṭeti, kuṭ to crush, which is explained by Dhtp (90, 555) & Dhtm (115, 781) together with koṭṭ by chedana; it is there taken together with kuṭ of kūṭa1, which is explained as koṭilla) powder. Sāsapa° mustard powder Vin. I, 205; II, 151 (at the latter passage to be read for °kuḍḍa, cp. Vin Texts III, 171), 205. (Page 219)

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Kutta, (nt.) (Der. fr. kattā=Sk. kṛtṛ as kṛttra=P. kutta, cp. Sk. kṛtrima artificial=P. kuttima, in caus.—pass. sense=kappita of kḷp)) “being made up. ” 1. Work. The beginning of things was the work of Brahmā. The use of kutta implies that the work was so easy as to be nearer play than work, and to have been carried out in a mood of graceful sport. D. III, 28.—2. behaviour, i.e. charming behaviour, coquetry J. II, 329, combined with līḷā (graceful carriage) J. I, 296, 433; and with vilāsa (charming behaviour) J. II, 127; IV, 219, 472; itthi° and purisa° A. IV, 57=Dhs. 633 (expl. at DhsA. 321 by kiriyā).—As adj. in kuttavāla, well arranged, plaited tails D. I, 105 (explained at DA. I, 274 as kappita-vāla; cp. kappita). (Page 220)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kuṭṭā (कुट्टा).—m (kuṭṭaṇēṃ) Powder of pounded lāhyā. 2 Beating, thumping, pommeling. v kāḍha, nigha g. of o.

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

kuṭṭā (कुट्टा).—m Beating, drubbing, pommelling. kāḍha, nigha.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṭṭa (कुट्ट).—a. (At the end of comp.) Dividing, cutting; grinding;

-ṭṭaḥ (in Math.) A multiplier.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kuṭṭā (कुट्टा).—and kuṭṭāvitā, two large numbers or ways of calculation (gaṇanā), Mahāvyutpatti 7983 and 7984 (cited from Lalitavistara), for Lefmann's kuruṭu and kuruṭāvi, qq.v.; Tibetan gcod rtogs ([Tibetan-English Dictionary] = kuṭṭa-cinta) and gcod rtogs ldan, which should render °vatī, as suggested in note to Mahāvyutpatti 7984 (for °vitā).

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

Kuṭṭa (कुट्ट).—[kuṭṭ + a], adj., f. ṭī, 1. Latter part of compound words, e. g. aśmakuṭṭa, i. e. aśman-, adj. Breaking with a stone, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 17. 2. A multiplier.

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

Kuṭṭa (कुट्ट).—[adjective] sqashing, stamping, crushing, hammering.

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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. 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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