Paithani, Paiṭhaṇī: 3 definitions


Paithani means something in 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paiṭhaṇī (पैठणी).—f A lugaḍēṃ manufactured at paiṭhaṇa. It is of silk, striped, broad-bordered, and embroidered.

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paiṭhaṇī (पैठणी).—a (paṭṭana S) Made at or relating to paiṭhaṇa, a town near Awrungabad. 2 Used, from the hollow and fallacious manners of the people, to signify Empty, false, deceitful; as paiṭhaṇī ādara m Hollow compliments; insincere kindness and courtesy: and paiṭhaṇī drōṇa m A vessel for clarified butter apparently of great capacity but holding little.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

paiṭhaṇī (पैठणी).—a Made or relating to paiṭhaṇa. Empty, false. paiṭhaṇī ādara m Hollow compli- ments; insincere kindness.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paiṭhaṇi (ಪೈಠಣಿ):—[adjective] made in Paiṭhaṇa, a town near Auraṃgābad, in Mahārashṭra.

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Paiṭhaṇi (ಪೈಠಣಿ):—

1) [noun] a kind of silk cloth made in Pāiṭhāṇa, a town near Auraṃgābād, in Mahārāṣṭra.

2) [noun] an upper garment, as a shirt, made of this cloth.

3) [noun] a fabric having gold lace work.

context information

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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