Kuttani, Kuṭṭanī: 4 definitions
Kuttani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kuṭṭanī (कुट्टनी).—f S A procuress or bawd.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A bawd, procuress, a go-between. ...पार्श्वे तथैव प्रतिवसति महाकुट्टनी खङ्गयष्टिः (pārśve tathaiva prativasati mahākuṭṭanī khaṅgayaṣṭiḥ) Sūkti.5.84.
2) A kind of spear.
See also (synonyms): kuṭṭinī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kuṭṭanī (कुट्टनी):—[from kuṭṭana > kuṭṭ] f. a kind of spear, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]
2) [v.s. ...] a bawd, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Hitopadeśa]
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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