Patera, Pātērā, Pāterā: 9 definitions

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Patera 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Patera [पतेरा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Typha domingensis Pers. from the Typhaceae (Reedmace) family having the following synonyms: Typha angustata, Typha bracteata, Typha angustifolia var. angustata. For the possible medicinal usage of patera, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Patera [ಪಟೇರ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Santalum album L. from the Santalaceae (Sandalwood) family having the following synonyms: Sirium myrtifolium, Santalum ovatum, Santalum myrtifolium.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pātērā (पातेरा).—m pātērēṃ n (pāta) Loose and dry leaves or blades (as of sugarcanes, kaḍabā &c.): dry peelings (as of onions &c.)

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pātērā (पातेरा).—m (Commonly a reduplication of pata, but occurring in poetry singly.) Mercantile credit or citizen-repute. Ex. laukikīṃ uḍālā pā0|| saṃsāra mātērā jālā kīṃ ||; also kaṭhīṇa kāḷa yētāci kharā || janānta uḍālā pā0 ॥.

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

pātērā (पातेरा).—m pātērēṃ n Loose and dry leaves or blades, dry peelings.

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pātērā (पातेरा).—m Mercantile credit.

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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

Patera (पतेर).—a. [pat-era]

1) Flying, falling.

2) Going, moving.

-raḥ 1 A bird.

2) A hole or pit.

3) A kind of measure (āḍhaka q. v.).

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

Patera (पतेर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Going, moving, one who goes or moves. m.

(-raḥ) 1. A bird 2. An Arhaka, a measure so called. 3. A hole. E. pat to go, erak Unadi aff.

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

1) Patera (पतेर):—[from pat] m. ‘flying, moving’, a bird, [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 59]

2) [v.s. ...] a bird, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a measure of capacity (= āḍhaka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Patera (पतेर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A bird. a. Moving.

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Patera 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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