Tati, Tāti, Taṭi, Tātī, Taṭī: 19 definitions


Tati means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Google Books: Indian Temple Architecture: Form and Transformation

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: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Tati (तति) refers to “width §§2.5; 5.6.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

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”.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

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.

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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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Taṭī (तटी) is the name of Vidyārājñī (i.e., “wisdom queen”) mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Taṭī).

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Tati in India is the name of a plant defined with Allium cepa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Allium nigritanum A. Chev. (among others).

2) Tati is also identified with Borassus flabellifer It has the synonym Pholidocarpus tunicatus (Lour.) H. Wendl. (etc.).

3) Tati is also identified with Citrullus colocynthis It has the synonym Cucumis colocynthis L. (etc.).

4) Tati in Southern Africa is also identified with Ptaeroxylon obliquum It has the synonym Kirkia lentiscoides Engl. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Webbia (1914)
· Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München (1890)
· Systema Vegetabilium. (1774)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1996)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

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

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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

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) Śiśupālavadha 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tati (तति).—i. e. tan + ti, f. A troop, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 39.

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

Tati (तति).—1. (only as [plural]) so many.

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Tati (तति).—2. [feminine] extension, spreading, offering (of a sacrifice); multitude, abundance, high degree.

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

1) Taṭī (तटी):—[from taṭa] f. ([gana] gaurādi, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 49]) idem, [Gīta-govinda; Prabodha-candrodaya; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) Tati (तति):—[from ta-tama] 1. tati [nominative case] [accusative] [plural] ([Pāṇini 1-1, 23 ff.]) so many, [Latin] tot [Atharva-veda xii, 3.]

3) 2a See √tan.

4) [from tan] 2b f. ([Pāṇini 6-4, 37.; Kāśikā-vṛtti] [varia lectio]; cf. tanti) a mass, crowd, [Śakuntalā ii, 6; Śiśupāla-vadha iv, 54 etc.] (cf. tamas-)

5) [v.s. ...] the whole mass (of observances, dharma-)

6) [v.s. ...] a sacrificial act, ceremony (cf. punas-), [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra vi, 1, 4]

7) [v.s. ...] a metre of 4 x 12 syllables, [Vṛttaratn.]

8) Tāti (ताति):—[from tāta] m. a son, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Tati (तति):—[(tayaḥ-tayaḥ-tīni) a.] So many.

2) (tiḥ) 2. f. A line or row.

3) Tāti (ताति):—(tiḥ) 2. f. m. Offspring.

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

Taṭī (तटी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Taḍī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tati in German

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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

Taṭī (तटी):—(nf) a river; bank.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Taṭi (ತಟಿ):—[noun] land on either side and along a river; bank.

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Tati (ತತಿ):—

1) [noun] a period of the year associated with some phase or activity of agriculture or normally characterised by a particular kind of weather.

2) [noun] the season for gathering in agricultural crops; harvest season.

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Tati (ತತಿ):—[noun] a large number of persons, animals or things gathered together at a place or forming a line; a multitude; a row or series.

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Tāṭi (ತಾಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the external covering or integument of an animal body; skin.

2) [noun] the bark of a tree.

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Tāṭi (ತಾಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the fan-palm tree, Borassus flabellifer (= B. blabelliformis) of Arecaceae family; grown for its durable wood, its edible fruits, its leaves used for thatching, etc.; palmyra.

2) [noun] toddy drawn from this tree.

3) [noun] a moveable bar or rod attached to the door, which fastens the it to its frame when closed.

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Tāti (ತಾತಿ):—[noun] a boy or man as related to his parents; a son.

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Tāti (ತಾತಿ):—[noun] something, as a ring or stone, bearing engraved figures or symbols thought to bring good luck, keep away evil, etc.; an amulet; a talisman.

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Tāti (ತಾತಿ):—[noun] a kind of plant .

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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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