Potta, Poṭṭa, Pōttā: 5 definitions
Potta means something in Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: academia.edu: Rare Sanskrit Words from the Commentary on the Bṛhat-kalpa-bhāṣya
Poṭṭa (पोट्ट) refers to the “abdomen” or “stomach”.—In his publication for the Journal of Jaina Studies, Yutaka Kawasaki collected in a non-definite list several rare Sanskrit words (e.g., poṭṭa) from Malayagiri’s and Kṣemakīrti’s commentaries on the Bṛhatkalpabhāṣya: a 6th century commentary on monastic discipline authored by Svetambara Jain exegete Saṅghadāsa.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
India history and geographySource: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
Potta (“abdomen”) is one of the many exogamous septs (division) among the Bōyas (an old fighting caste of Southern India). The Bōyas were much prized as fighting men in the stirring times of the eighteenth century .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Potta.—cf. milita-potta-drammā (LP), collected government money. Cf. potra. Note: potta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Poṭṭa (पोट्ट) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Putra.
2) Potta (पोत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pautra.
3) Potta (पोत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Potra.
4) Potta (पोत्त) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Pota.
Potta has the following synonyms: Pottaga.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a small bag, pouch for keeping and carrying money; a money purse.
2) [noun] (gen.) money .
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+14): Potta vaga, Pottade, Pottadi, Pottaga, Pottage, Pottaka, Pottakanchi, Pottakatturi, Pottakattutti, Pottakkavalam, Pottala, Pottalaka, Pottalamgattu, Pottalatai, Pottali, Pottalige, Pottalika, Pottalikri, Pottalirasa, Pottalisu.
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