Pattu, aka: Paṭṭū; 3 Definition(s)


Pattu 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


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

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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