Kutti: 5 definitions


Kutti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Kutti in India is the name of a plant defined with Casearia esculenta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Casearia ovata Wall. (among others).

2) Kutti is also identified with Casearia tomentosa It has the synonym Anavinga lanceolata Lam. (etc.).

3) Kutti is also identified with Cheilocostus speciosus It has the synonym Amomum arboreum Lour. (etc.).

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

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1783)
· Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India (1972)
· Flora of the British West Indian Islands (1864)
· Traité de Botanique Médicale Phanérogamique (1883)
· Species Plantarum. (1799)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1782)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Kutti, (f.) (cp. kutta) arrangement, fitting, trapping, harnessing Vin. II, 108 (sara°: accuracy in sound, harmony); J. III, 314 (massu° beard-dressing, explained by massu-kiriyā. Here corresponding to Sk *kḷpti!); IV, 352 (hattha°, elephant trappings, cp. kappanā); V, 215 (=karaṇa, cp. Sk. kalpa). (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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kuṭṭī (कुट्टी).—reviling? (see s.v. kuṭṭ-ayati): Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 274.2 (verse) bahukuṭṭī bahūvidhā, with Nepalese mss.; but Kashgar recension upakrośā for bahuk° (confirmed La Vallée-Poussin, JRAS 1911, 1076); WT read bandha- (citing Tibetan as bciṅ, bind- ing) -kuṭṭī, imprisonment and reviling.

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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

Kuṭṭī (कुट्टी):—(nf) see [khuṭṭī]; cut grass and weeds.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuṭṭi (ಕುಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a male child from birth to the age of physical maturity; a lad; a boy.

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Kuṭṭi (ಕುಟ್ಟಿ):—[noun] a piece of hard material, as wood, tapering from a thick back to a thin edge that can be driven or forced into a narrow opening, as to split wood or close a rift; a thin peg; a wedge.

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Kutti (ಕುತ್ತಿ):—

1) [noun] the lower end of a tree or plant remaining in the ground after most of the stem or trunk has been cut off; a stump.

2) [noun] a very young child; a baby.

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Kutti (ಕುತ್ತಿ):—[noun] (dial.) an old measure of liquids.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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