Pithi, Piṭhī, Pīṭhī, Pīthi: 7 definitions


Pithi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pīṭhī.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. III, p. 16), a pedestal or seat; same as pīṭha and pīṭhikā. Note: pīṭhī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

piṭhī (पिठी).—f (pīṭha) Fine flour, esp. of rice. 2 Flour &c. boiled up in water (as a diluent article of diet).

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

piṭhī (पिठी).—f Fine flour.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pīṭhī (पीठी).—A wooden seat; L. D. B.

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Pīthi (पीथि).—A horse.

Derivable forms: pīthiḥ (पीथिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pīthī (पीथी).—= Sanskrit vīthī (by hyper-Sanskritism ? § 2.30), street, bazaar, public market-place: pīthīṃ gato Divyāvadāna 172.10; nagarasya pīthī (n. pl.) Divyāvadāna 221.3 (so mss.; ed. em. vīthyaḥ; Tibetan market-place according to Schiefner, cited Divyāvadāna Index).

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

Pīthi (पीथि).—m.

(-thiḥ) A horse: see pīti.

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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. 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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