Kutti, Kūtti: 6 definitions


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

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kuṭṭi (குட்டி) noun probably from குறு-மை. [kuru-mai.] [K. guḍḍi, M. kuṭṭi.]

1. Young of dog, pig, tiger, etc.; நாய் பன்றி புலி முயல் நரி இவற்றின் இளமை. [nay panri puli muyal nari ivarrin ilamai.] (தொல். பொ. [thol. po.] 565.)

2. Young of animals; விலங்கின்பிள் ளைப்பொது. [vilanginpil laippothu.]

3. Compendiousness, smallness; சிறுமை. குட்டித்தொல்காப்பியம். [sirumai. kuttitholkappiyam.]

4. Little girl, young woman; சிறுபெண். [sirupen.]

5. Child, especially the youngest, in endearment; கடைசிமக-ன்-ள். [kadaisimaga-n-l.] (W.)

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Kuṭṭi (குட்டி) noun probably from kuṣṭha. Arabian costum. See கோஷ்டம். பருங்காயங்குட்டி [koshdam. parungayangutti] (தைலவருக்கச்சுருக்கம் தைல. [thailavarukkachurukkam thaila.] 77).

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Kuṭṭi (குட்டி) noun

1. cf. குட்சி². [kudsi².] Additional coin or seed which a player gets in excess of another in games like pallāṅkuḻi, etc.; பல்லாங்குழிமுதலிய விளையாட்டில் அதிகமாகக் கூடுங்காய். [pallanguzhimuthaliya vilaiyattil athigamagak kudungay.] (W.)

2. Additional sum claimed or allowed in respect of a debt, as a share of the net profit; ஆதாயம். [athayam.] (J.)

3. Esculent-leaved false kamela. See காக்கைப்பலா. [kakkaippala.] (L.)

4. Downy-leaved false kamela. See கடிச்சை. [kadichai.] (L.)

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun < குற்றி. [kurri.] See குற்றி. [kurri.] Local usage

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun < குத்து-. [kuthu-.]

1. Iron probe to test the contents of a sack, as of grain, sugar, etc.; கோணிமூட்டையினின்றும் அரிசிமுதலியவற் றைக் குத்தியெடுக்குங் கருவி. [konimuttaiyininrum arisimuthaliyavar raig kuthiyedukkung karuvi.]

2. Coulter of a plough; கலப்பைக்கூர். [kalappaikkur.] (செந். [sendamizhppathirigai] 4, 212.)

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun < gupti. Restraint, as it thought, speech or deed; திரிகரண அடக்கம். குற்றம்விட்டார் குத்தி மூன்றுடையார் [thirigarana adakkam. kurramvittar kuthi munrudaiyar] (திருநூற்றந்தாதி [thirunurrandathi] 75).

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun

1. Bottle; குப்பி. குத்தியி லரக்குங் கள்ளும் [kuppi. kuthiyi larakkung kallum] (திருக்குற்றாலக் குறவஞ்சி [thirukkurralag kuravanchi] 118, 3).

2. Cruet, vi for oil or ointment; எண்ணெய் வைத்தற்குதவுஞ் சிறுகுடுவை. [enney vaitharkuthavugn siruguduvai.] Local usage

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun probably from gōtrā. Earth, ground, soil; மண். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [man. (sudamaninigandu)]

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Kutti (குத்தி) noun < Urdu kushtī. Wrangle; மாறுபாடு. குத்திபடும் வாதுபொரு ளொத்த மருங்கினாள் [marupadu. kuthipadum vathuporu lotha marunginal] (திருக்காளத்தி நாதருலா [thirukkalathi natharula], 427).

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Kūtti (கூத்தி) noun < idem. [Malayalam: kūtti.]

1. Female actor, dancer, dancing-girl; நாடகக்கணிகை. (திவா.) [nadagakkanigai. (thiva.)]

2. Courtesan, prostitute; வேசை. [vesai.] Colloq.

3. Concubine, kept mistress; வைப் பாட்டி. நட்டணை சேர் கூத்திமாரோடு [vaip patti. nattanai ser kuthimarodu] (பணவிடுதூது [panaviduthuthu] 225).

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Kuṭṭi (குட்டி) noun Plantain shoot or sucker near the main tree; வாழைக்கன்று. (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [vazhaikkanru. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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