Tattu, Ṭaṭṭu: 4 definitions


Tattu 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

taṭṭū (तट्टू) [or तटू, taṭū].—m n ( H) A small breed of horses or an individual of it. Pr. bhādavyānta bhaṭṭū āśvi- nānta taṭṭū (puṣṭa hōtāta). This word is much used in forming a class of descriptive nouns of reproachful import; as aḍēlataṭṭū, khandātaṭṭū, khōḍēlataṭṭū, cukārataṭṭū.

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

taṭṭū (तट्टू).—m n A small breed of horses, a pony.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Taṭṭu (तट्टु) or Taṭṭa or Taṭṭuka.—(m. or nt.; = Pali taṭṭaka, a flattish bowl; otherwise unrecorded), some kind of bowl [Page247-2b+ 29] or dish: taṭṭukaṃ (acc.) Śikṣāsamuccaya 58.1; taṭṭa-kāra, bowl-maker, Mahāvastu ii.468.14, 18; iii.442.17 (here mss. tadva°, Senart wrongly em. taddhu°); taṭṭu-kāraka, id., Mahāvastu iii.113.13 (so read for taddhu°); taṭṭv-ākāra, bowl-shaped, to be read in Divyāvadāna 342.26; 343.5, for text tapv-āk°; this passage cited Śikṣāsamuccaya 58.1 taṭṭākāra (taṭṭa-āk°), but 58.5 taṭṭukākāra (taṭṭuka-āk°); miswritten khaṭvākāra, see khaṭu (2).

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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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