Tati, aka: Tāti, Taṭi, Tātī, Taṭī; 7 Definition(s)


Tati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Tātī (ताती).—Part of the standard pilaster;—This narrow moulding, or series of sub-mouldings, is like a collar around the neck which supports the capital. Its splayed form can make it a little like a small version of the phalaka/maṇḍi.

Source: Google Books: Indian Temple Architecture: Form and Transformation
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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Taṭi (तटि) is the name of a meter belonging to the Vṛtta (syllabic) class of Dhruvā (songs) described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“When the syllable in the middle is short in feet of three syllables, the metre is taṭi”.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Taṭī (तटी) or Taṭa refers to “slopes” near the base of a mountain (giri) or “foot hills” according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains [viz., Taṭī], jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

tāṭī (ताटी).—f A light frame of bamboos or other sticks covered with grass, leaves &c. Used as a door, blind, skreen, rain-fence or wall-guard &c. 2 The frame or ornamental skreen of a makhara q. v. Sig. II. 3 A bier. 4 A bier-form load (as of leaves of the paḷasa &c.) 5 A row (of flowering plants). 6 In comp. with śēra, as śēratāṭī, A hedge-row or line of the milkbush. 7 (Esp. with pērūcī) A row of guava trees. tāṭī kāpaṇēṃ (To cut the ranks of men; to break from one's companions or connections.) To decamp or run off (roguishly).

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tāṭī (ताटी).—f A light frame of bamboos. A bier. A row. tāṭī kāpaṇēṃ To decamp or run off roguishly.

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

Tati (तति).—pron. a. (Declined only in plural, nom. and acc. tati) So many; e. g. तति पुरुषाः सन्ति (tati puruṣāḥ santi) &c. (for other senses see the word under tan).

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Tati (तति).—f. [tan-ktin]

1) A series, row, line.

2) A troop, group, multitude; विस्रब्धं क्रियतां वराहततिभिर्मुस्ताक्षतिः पल्वले (visrabdhaṃ kriyatāṃ varāhatatibhirmustākṣatiḥ palvale) Ś.2.6; बलाहकततीः (balāhakatatīḥ) Śi.4.54;1.5.

3) A sacrificial act, a ceremony.

Derivable forms: tatiḥ (ततिः).

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Tāti (ताति).—Offspring.

-tiḥ f. Continuity, succession, as in अरिष्टताति (ariṣṭatāti) or शिवताति (śivatāti) q.v.

Derivable forms: tātiḥ (तातिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tati (तति).—mfn. plu. (tatayaḥ tatayaḥ tatīni) So many.

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Tati (तति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. A line, a row or range. 2. A number, a crowd. E. tan to spread, affix ktin.

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Tāti (ताति).—m.

(-tiḥ) A son. E. tāya to spread, (the race,) ktic aff.

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