Lati, Lāṭī, Lāti: 7 definitions



Lati 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Lāṭī (लाटी) or Lāṭikā refers to one of the types of Rīti (‘style’ or ‘essence’ of poetry) according to Viśvanātha Kavirāja (Sāhityadarpaṇa IX.1-2) and Bhoja (Sarasvatīkaṇṭhābharaṇa).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lāṭī (लाटी).—f (lāṭaṇēṃ) A lump of kneaded dough in preparation for being rolled out.

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lātī (लाती).—f A sort of cake (of rice and pulse &c.)

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lāṭī (लाटी).—

1) A particular style of composition; see S. D.629.

2) Name of a Prākṛta dialect; see Kāv.1.35.

See also (synonyms): lāṭikā.

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Lāti (लाति).—f. Taking, receiving.

Derivable forms: lātiḥ (लातिः).

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

Lāṭī (लाटी).—f. (ṭī or ṭikā) 1. A particular style of composition. 2. Name of a Prakrita dialect.

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

1) Lāti (लाति):—[from ] f. taking, receiving (cf. deva-l).

2) Lāṭī (लाटी):—[from lāṭa] f. (with or [scilicet] rīti) a [particular] style of speech or composition, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Lāti (लाति):—in devalāti.

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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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