Thapati; 4 Definition(s)
Thapati means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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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thapati : (m.) a carpenter.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Thapati, (Vedic sthapati, to sthā +pati) 1. a builder, master carpenter M. I, 396=S. IV, 223; M. III, 144, ‹-› 2. officer, overseer S. V, 348. (Page 308)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
thapāṭī (थपाटी).—f (thapa!) A slap, pat, tap, a flat and soft blow.
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thāpaṭī (थापटी).—f (Dim. of thāpaṭa) A slap or tap. 2 Cowdung and straws patted into a cake (for fuel). 3 The ferula of schoolmasters. 4 The wooden patter of masons for patting plaster. 5 A label or mark (originally a dab or pat) set by Government upon a house or an article of property, prohibiting the use or removal of it: also the prohibition so indicated.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
thapāṭī (थपाटी).—f A slap, pat, a flat and soft blow.
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thāpaṭī (थापटी).—f A slap or tap. Cow-dung and straw patted into a cake (for fuel).(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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