Pattan, Paṭṭaṉ, Pāṭṭaṉ: 3 definitions


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Ambiguity: Although Pattan has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Pattana.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pattan in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a city, town, port..—pattan (पट्टन) is alternatively transliterated as Paṭṭana.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Paṭṭaṉ (பட்டன்) noun < bhaṭṭa.

1. Learned man, scholar; புலவன். மறைநான்கு முன் னோதிய பட்டனை [pulavan. marainanku mun nothiya pattanai] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரியதி. [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyathi.] 7, 3, 6).

2. Brāhmin-priest of a temple; கோயிலருச்சகன். [koyilaruchagan.]

3. Spiritual master, god; சுவாமி. ஆலநிழலமர் பட்டனை [suvami. alanizhalamar pattanai] (தேவாரம் [thevaram] 926, 1).

4. See பட்டர்பிரான். தண்புது வைப்பட்டன் சொன்ன [pattarpiran. thanputhu vaippattan sonna] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரிய.ாழ். [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyazh.] 3, 8, 10).

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Pāṭṭaṉ (பாட்டன்) noun [Malayalam: pāṭṭan.]

1. Grandfather; பெற்றோரின் தந்தை. தந்தை தாயே பாட்டன் பாட்டி [perrorin thanthai. thanthai thaye pattan patti] (பன்னிருபாட்டியல் [pannirupattiyal] 179).

2. Ancestor, grandsire; முன்னோன். பாட்டன்காணி. [munnon. pattankani.]

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Pāṭṭaṉ (பாட்டன்) noun < bhāṭṭa. Follower of the system of Kumārila Bhaṭṭa; பாட்டமதத் தான். [pattamathath than.] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 1, 1, மறைஞா. [maraigna.])

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Paṭṭaṉ (பட்டன்) noun perhaps from bhaṭṭa. Truthful man; சத்தியவாதி. [sathiyavathi.] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரிய.ாழ். [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyazh.] 1, 8, 11, வ்யா. பக். [vya. pag.] 182.)

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pattan is another spelling for पत्तन [pattana].—adj. ruined; spoiled; wasted;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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