Lati, Lāṭī, Lāti: 11 definitions


Lati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

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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 (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Lati in Ivory Coast is the name of a plant defined with Amphimas ferrugineus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Amphimas klaineanus Pierre ex Harms (among others).

2) Lati is also identified with Amphimas pterocarpoides.

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

· Notulae Systematicae. (1912)
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1913)

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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

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]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Lāṭī (लाटी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Lāḍī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lati in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Laṭi (ಲಟಿ):—[noun] a kind of eatable.

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Lāṭi (ಲಾಟಿ):—[noun] (rhet.) one of the main styles in the use of Saṃskřta in a literary work.

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Lāti (ಲಾತಿ):—[noun] = ಲಾಠಿ [lathi].

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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

Laṭi (லடி) noun < Hindustain laḍī. Skein of lace, nearly 440 yards; சுமார் [sumar] 440 கஜவளவுள்ள சரிகைக்கண்டு. [kajavalavulla sarigaikkandu.]

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Lati (லதி) noun < Urdu lāṭhī. Staff, cane, cudgel; கழி. [kazhi.] Mod.

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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