Pushi, Puśī: 3 definitions


Pushi means something in Marathi, biology. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

puśī (पुशी).—f C (Commonly pisū) A flea.

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

puśī (पुशी).—f A flea.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pusi (ಪುಸಿ):—

1) [verb] to be unsuccessful in obtaining a desired end; to be unable to do or become; to fail.

2) [verb] to fail to keep one’s promise.

3) [verb] to make deliberately a false statement with intent to deceive; to lie.

4) [verb] to cheat; to deceive.

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Pusi (ಪುಸಿ):—

1) [noun] a false statement or action, made with intent to deceive; a lie.

2) [noun] anything done, planned to do, etc. to cheat another or others.

3) [noun] an useless or worthless thing.

4) [noun] (fig.) that which cannot happen or is not possible to obtain.

5) [noun] the quality of lacking strength; weakness.

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Pūsi (ಪೂಸಿ):—[noun] an attempt to influence by gentle persuasion, flattery, etc.; the act of coaxing; ಪೂಸಿ ಮಾಡು [pusi madu] pūsi māḍu to persuade by soothing words and flattery, an ingratiating manner, etc.; to wheedle;to coax; 2. to treat (as a baby or child) fondly and lovingly; ಪೂಸಿ ಹೊಡೆ [pusi hode] pūsi hoḍe = ಪೂಸಿ ಮಾಡು - [pusi madu -] 1.

context information

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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