Patri, Patrī: 8 definitions


Patri 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: Āyurveda and botany

Patrī (पत्री) is another name (synonym) for Tāla, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Borassus flabellifer (doub palm). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.83), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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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

patrī (पत्री).—f (S) Mace. 2 An assemblage of the leaves of several trees, as an offering to viṣṇu &c. 3 A covert term (to cloak the shame of chewing it) for leaf-tobacco.

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

patrī (पत्री).—f Mace. A collection of the leaves of several trees, as an offering to a deity. A covert term for leaf- tobacco.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Patrī (पत्री).—Writing.

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

Patrī (पत्री).—f. (-trī) A wife. E. pati a husband, ṅīp aff. and nuk augment.

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Pātṛ (पातृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) Who or what protects or nourishes. m.

(-tā) A plant, (Ocymum pilosum.) E. to nourish, tṛc aff.

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

Pātṛ (पातृ).—[pā + tṛ], m. 1. One who drinks, Mahābhārata 10, 287. 2. A protector, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 14617.

— Cf. [Latin] pôtor,

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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. 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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