Peti, Pēṭī, Peṭī, Peṭi, Pēti: 9 definitions


Peti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (natya)

Peṭi refers to the eighth of the eleven dances (patinoraṭal) as mentioned in the Kaṭalāṭukkāṭai which is a chapter of the Cilappatikāram: an ancient epic authored by Ilango Adigal representing an important piece of Tamil literature.—The eleven dances were (viz., Peṭi) danced by Madavi in the Indra Vila (the festival celebrating the victory of Indra). After praising Viṣṇu, four Varuna-bhutas and Tiṅkal (moon in the sky, moving for the benefit of others), the patinoraṭal (eleven dances) is said to begin.

Peṭi description: This dance was danced by Manmatan in the form of a hermaphrodite (guise of a woman). Redeeming his son, Anirudhan, from captivity, Manmatan danced in Chou (city).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Peti in India is the name of a plant defined with Boerhavia diffusa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boerhavia diffusa Sw. (among others).

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

· Actes de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris (1792)
· Anales de Ciencias Naturales (1801)
· Phytographia (1794)
· Mant. Pl. Altera (1771)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)
· Mus. Senckenberg.

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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

pēṭī (पेटी).—f (pēṭī S through H) A box, trunk, chest. 2 An ornament for the arm (of males). 3 A common term for the cubes of gold forming, when strung together, a necklace for females. 4 A string of crackers closed up in a paper. 5 The centrical layer of a jōtēṃ; the retiring layer betwixt the two projecting layers named respectively bēndarī & pāṭathara. 6 A belly-band; esp. a surcingle for a horse. 7 Armour of the body or trunk. 8 The piece of wood (of a cart) which, proceeding along and over the axle-pin, confines the ends of the shafts, the bolster.

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

pēṭī (पेटी).—f A box, trunk, chest. An ornament for the arm of men. A necklace for women. A string of crackers closed up in a paper.

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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

Peṭī (पेटी).—A small bag, a basket.

See also (synonyms): peṭikā.

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

Peṭī (पेटी).—f. (-ṭī) A small basket. E. piṭ, aff. ac, ṅīp being added.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Peṭī (पेटी):—(nf) a casket; small box, chest, belt; girdle.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pēṭi (ಪೇಟಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಪೇಟ [peta]1 - 1.

2) [noun] an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds, the total body of which is in the shape of a box.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pēṭi (பேடி) noun < பேடு. [pedu.] [Telugu: Kanarese, Malayalam: pēḍi, Travancore usage beḍi.]

1. Hermaphrodite with female characteristics predominating; பெண்தன்மை மிகுந்த அலி. பெண்ணவா யாணிழந்த பேடி [penthanmai miguntha ali. pennava yanizhantha pedi] (நாலடியார் [naladiyar], 251).

2. Impotence; வீரியமின்மை. [viriyaminmai.]

3. Middle finger; நடுவிரல். சுட்டுப் பேடி [naduviral. suttup pedi] (சிலப்பதிகாரம் அரும்பதவுரை [silappathigaram arumbathavurai] 3, 18, உரை, மேற்கோள், பக். [urai, merkol, pag.] 95).

4. Fear; அச்சம். [acham.] Nāñ.

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Pēṭi (பேடி) [pēṭittal] 11 intransitive verb < bhīṣ. To be afraid; பயப்படுதல். [payappaduthal.] Nāñ.

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Pēṭi (பேடி) noun < Urdu bēḍī. Fetters; விலங்கு. [vilangu.] (C. G.)

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Pēti (பேதி) noun < bhēdin.

1. That which divides, detaches or separates; பிரிப்பது. [pirippathu.]

2. One who is estranged; பேதமானவன். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [pethamanavan. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

3. Mercury, quicksilver; இரசம். (அகராதி நிகண்டு) [irasam. (agarathi nigandu)]

4. Diarrhoea, purging; கழிச்சல். [kazhichal.]

5. Cholera; விஷபேதி. [vishapethi.]

6. Purgative, cathartic; பேதிமருந்து. [pethimarunthu.] (W.)

7. Croton; நேர்வாளம். (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [nervalam. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Pēti (பேதி) [pētittal] 11 verb < bhēda. intransitive

1. To change, vary, differ; மாறுபடுதல். பேதியா வின்ப வெள்ளத்தை [marupaduthal. pethiya vinpa vellathai] (நாலாயிர திவ்யப்பிரபந்தம் பெரியதி. [nalayira thivyappirapandam periyathi.] 4, 3, 2).

2. To degenerate, deteriorate; கெடுதல். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [keduthal. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

3. To purge; பேதியாதல். [pethiyathal.] (W.)

4. To be broken, interrupted, frustrated; உடைதல். [udaithal.]

5. To become confused; குழம்புதல். ((சங்கத்தகராதி) தமிழ்சொல்லகராதி) [kuzhambuthal. ((sangathagarathi) thamizhsollagarathi)]

6. To become changed in mind; மனம் மாறுபடு தல். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [manam marupadu thal. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

7. To become inimical; பகையாதல். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [pagaiyathal. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)] — transitive

1. To divide, separate; பிரித்தல். [pirithal.]

2. To sow discord between, as a political expedient; பேதோபாயஞ் செய்தல். [pethopayagn seythal.]

3. To excite, disgust, alienate; மன மலையச்செய்தல். [mana malaiyacheythal.] (W.)

4. To change, diversify; மாற்றுதல். [marruthal.]

5. To cut, split; வெட்டுதல். (உரிச்சொல்நிகண்டு) [vettuthal. (uricholnigandu)]

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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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