Pattu, Paṭṭū: 6 definitions


Pattu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, biology. 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Pattu (पत्तु).—(ten) A) The ten books on rhetorics. (Alaṅkāragranthas). (See full article at Story of Pattu from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pattu in India is the name of a plant defined with Bombax ceiba in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr. (among others).

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

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1824)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1768)
· Meletemata Botanica (1832)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· Taxon (1979)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

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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

paṭṭū (पट्टू).—f (paṭṭa S through H) A kind of woollen stuff, purpet.

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

paṭṭū (पट्टू).—f A kind of woollen stuff, purpet.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paṭṭū (पट्टू):—(nm) a variety of coarse woollen cloth.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paṭṭu (ಪಟ್ಟು):—

1) [noun] a hold; seizure.

2) [noun] the quality of being tenacious; tenacity.

3) [noun] the quality or state of being unreasonably determined to have one’s own way, without yielding to reason or plea.

4) [noun] a medical substance applied on wounds, swollen part of the body etc.

5) [noun] the quality of agreeing perfectly with another’s ideas, interest, physical compatibility, etc.; harmony.

6) [noun] that which is certain.

7) [noun] a becoming thick and hard (said of a part of the skin).

8) [noun] a particular mode of fighting in wrestling or sword-fighting.

9) [noun] a number of persons classified together because of common characteristics, community of interests, etc.; a group; a faction.

10) [noun] fondness; liking.

11) [noun] (dial.) an indistinct speech.

12) [noun] the regulated closing (fullly or partially) of the holes of a flute, to produce right notes.

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Paṭṭu (ಪಟ್ಟು):—

1) [noun] any one of a series of moments at which the same or nearly the same thing recurs; time.

2) [noun] the number to indicate how many times a quantity is more than another quantity.

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Paṭṭu (ಪಟ್ಟು):—

1) [noun] a village or town.

2) [noun] a place of origin or living.

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Paṭṭu (ಪಟ್ಟು):—[noun] = ಪಟ್ಟಿ [patti]2.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—

1) [verb] to stick oneself to; to be fixed to (with or as with glue).

2) [verb] to join (oneself with); to be associated with; to join with.

3) [verb] to welded to or with.

4) [verb] to become fit; to conform suitably with.

5) [verb] to hold or seize with (one’s hands).

6) [verb] to come into physical contact with; to touch.

7) [verb] to happen; to occur; to befall.

8) [verb] to spread oneself widely.

9) [verb] to climb; to ascend; to mount up.

10) [verb] (a lamp, candle, etc.) to catch fire; to be lighted.

11) [verb] (an ointment, oil, greasy substance, etc.) to be daubed, smeared.

12) [verb] to become a friend of or related with.

13) [verb] (heat, fire) to become intense.

14) [verb] to go beneath the surface of; to sink.

15) [verb] to run behind in order to catch; to chase.

16) [verb] (an evil spirit, etc.) to possess a person and influence his behaviour, action, etc.

17) [verb] to follow or observe (a religion or religious practice).

18) [verb] to be taken up; to engage in.

19) [verb] to take (another person) into arms and press to the bosom as to express one’s affection, love, appreciation, etc.

20) [verb] to exert or have influence on; to have an effect on.

21) [verb] to form a wrinkle or wrinkles in, as by contracting.

22) [verb] to be needed; to become necessary.

23) [verb] (news, information) to reach.

24) [verb] to bend or incline the body so as to rest part of one’s weight upon or against something; to lean on.

25) [verb] to lie down; to lay oneself on.

26) [verb] to be accounted.

27) [verb] (money, wealth) to be accumulated or to grow.

28) [verb] (taste) to be felt (favourably); (a liking, inclination) to occur.

29) [verb] to be met (as on the way); to get; to arrive at.

30) [verb] to be sufficient.

31) [verb] (a plant) to develop roots (in the ground) and stand steadily.

32) [verb] (a medicine, food, etc.) to suit (the body).

33) [verb] (an expected or right price) to be got (as for a commodity being sold).

34) [verb] to have sexual intercourse.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—

1) [noun] the act associating or being associated.

2) [noun] the fact of being associated with; association.

3) [noun] the connection or manner of being connected or related; relation.

4) [noun] a place of protection; shelter.

5) [noun] a physical combat (as between two hostile armed force); a battle.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—[adjective] amounting to ten in number; ten.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—[noun] the cardinal number ten; 10.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—

1) [noun] the sun.

2) [noun] the time or period during which something happens; the period between two events.

3) [noun] the point of time when delivering of the child is due (said in relation to a pregnant woman).

4) [noun] number of times or the frequencies the same thing recurs; number of repeated occasions.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—

1) [noun] reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence; trust.

2) [noun] reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank or other favorable attributes; prestige.

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Pattu (ಪತ್ತು):—[noun] a resinous wood twisted at one end with long band of cloth soaked with tallow or other inflammable substances, that is lighted for using as a portable light or for holding as a symbol of respect or devotion; a torch.

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Pāṭṭu (ಪಾಟ್ಟು):—

1) [noun] a song or hymn.

2) [noun] a poem or poetical work.

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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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