Phata, Phaṭa: 12 definitions

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Phata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Fat.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phaṭa (फट).—f (sphuṭa S) An interstice or opening, a chasm, cranny, chink, cleft, rift, crack. 2 fig. Spare room (as in a statement or declaration); room left (by speaking roundly) for slight addition or diminution subsequently. Ex. śambhara brāhma- ṇāñcī bharatī jhālī asēṃ yajamānāsa sāṅgitalēṃ parantu dōna brāhmaṇāñcī ānta phaṭa āhē. 3 A short interval (as of leisure in the midst of engagements); a break, a spare-moment. 4 R A trick, a sham, an artifice. 5 Prefixed to the following and similar words phaṭa is an enhancing particle. Ex. phaṭaphajitī A miserable plight; a woful pickle, mess, trim. phaṭarāṇḍa A crack whore. phaṭalaṇḍī A vile contemptible fellow. Pr. rāṇḍējavaḷa rāṇḍa gēlī āṇi phaṭarāṇḍa jhālī. phaṭa phāvaṇēṃ Used as impers. To be found by as opportune; to find opportunity, leisure, or vacancy from engagement. phaṭa mhaṇaṇēṃ To speak to reprovingly; to cry fie! shame!

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phāṭa (फाट).—m f (phāṭaṇēṃ) Breaking or disuniting; becoming separate (as of partners or friends): also incoherence (of statements or accounts). v paḍa. 2 Opening up or out; parting and leaving an interval: also such opening or interval.

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phaṭa (फट).—n R A tapering piece of wood (to be used as a wedge &c.)

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

phaṭa (फट).—f An interstice, a cranny, chink. Spare room. A short interval. A trick. phaṭaphajitī A miserable plight; a woeful pickle. phaṭa phāvaṇēṃ To find opportunity. phaṭa mhaṇaṇēṃ To speak to reprovingly.

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phāṭa (फाट).—m Breaking, becoming separate. Opening up.

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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

Phaṭa (फट).—

1) The expanded hood of a snake (phaṭā also in this sense); निर्विषेणापि सर्पेण कर्तव्या महती फटा (nirviṣeṇāpi sarpeṇa kartavyā mahatī phaṭā) (phaṇā v. l.); विषं भवतु मा भूदा वा फटाटोपो भयंकरः (viṣaṃ bhavatu mā bhūdā vā phaṭāṭopo bhayaṃkaraḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.24.

2) A tooth.

3) A rogue, cheat (kitava).

Derivable forms: phaṭaḥ (फटः).

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

Phaṭa (फट).—mfn. subst.

(-ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) The expanded hood or neck of the Cobra de capello. mf.

(-ṭaḥ-ṭā) 1. A tooth. 2. A cheat. E. sphuṭ to burst or expand, aff. ac fem. aff. ṭāp, deriv. irr.

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

Phaṭa (फट).— (probably sphaṭ + a), I. m., and f. ṭā, The expanded hood or neck of the cobra di capello, or snake, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 83; i. [distich] 229. Ii. f. ṭā. 1. A tooth. 2. A cheat.

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

Phaṭā (फटा).—[feminine] the hood of a serpent.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Phaṭa (फट):—m. the expanded hood or neck of a serpent, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Phaṭā (फटा):—[from phaṭa] f. idem, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] a tooth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a cheat (!), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Phaṭa (फट):—[(ṭaḥ-ṭā-ṭaṃ) a.] The expanded hood of the cobra de capello. m. f. A tooth; a cheat, a rogue.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Phaṭa (फट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Phaḍa, Phaḍā, Phuḍā.

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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

1) Phaṭa (फट) [Also spelled fat]:—(adv) at once; (nf) fluttering sound; see [phaṭanā; ~phaṭa] an auto-rikshaw; repeated fluttering sounds; —[se] at once, immediately; there and then.

2) Phaṭā (फटा) [Also spelled fata]:—(a) torn; rent; -[ṭūṭā] worn and torn; -[purānā] shabby, old and shattered/tattered, ragged; -[phaṭāyā] torn and tattered; shabby; [phaṭī āṃkhoṃ se dekhanā] to cast a blank look, to look aghast; [phaṭī āvāja] a hoarse voice, husky voice; [phaṭe bāṃsa kī-sī āvāja] hoarse and husky voice; [phaṭe hāla] out of elbow, down at heels, in a ragged condition, in a miserable plight, in tatters/rags.

3) Phāṭa (फाट):—(nm) a division (of land etc.).

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