Tota, Tōṭā, Toṭā, Ṭoṭa, Tōta: 9 definitions
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India history and geographySource: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
1) Tōta (“garden”) is one of the many exogamous septs (division) among the Bōyas (an old fighting caste of Southern India). The Bōyas were much prized as fighting men in the stirring times of the eighteenth century .
2) Tota (“garden”) refers to one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Mutrachas: a Telugu caste most numerous in the Kistna, Nellore, Cuddapah, and North Arcot districts. The Mutracha people were employed by the Vijayanagar kings to defend the frontiers of their dominions, and were honoured with the title of paligars.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
tōṭā (तोटा).—m ( H) Loss: opp. to gain. 2 Deficiency, shortcoming, want: opp. to justness or sufficiency of quantity. 3 A cartridge. 4 A roll of paper with powder. A firework.
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tōtā (तोता).—m ( H) A parrot. 2 (Properly tutiyā) Blue vitriol.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
tōṭā (तोटा).—m Loss-opp. gain. Deficiency, short-coming, want. A cartridge.
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tōtā (तोता).—m A parrot.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ṭoṭa (टोट).—a. Small, little.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṭoṭa (टोट):—[varia lectio] for doṭ q.v.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Ṭoṭā (टोटा):—(nm) a loss, damage; want, scarcity; butt-end (of a cigarette, etc.); rench; —[paḍanā/honā] to be/become scarce.
2) Totā (तोता):—(nm) a parrot; ~[caśma] lit. parrot-eyed —capable of shifting to cool indifference from cordiality; ~[caśmī] the attribute or attitude of a ~[caśma; ~parī] a variety of mango; ~[raṭaṃta] see [tote kī taraha raṭanā; —pālanā] to get addicted to an evil; to allow a malady to get aggravated; [tote kī taraha āṃkheṃ pheranā] to give one the cut direct, to forget the past cordiality, to assume condifference; [tote kī taraha paḍhānā] to teach over and over again; [tote kī taraha raṭanā] to repeat unintelligently, to cram up; to continue to harp on the same note.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a piece of ground where vegetables, fruits, flowers ornamental shrubs or trees, etc. are grown; a garden.
2) [noun] a large, cultivated planting of trees or other plants; plantation as rubber plantation, coffee plantation etc.
3) [noun] ತೋಟದಸೊಪ್ಪು [totadasoppu] tōṭada soppu the biennial plant Apium graveolens (var. dulce) of Apiaceae family, whose long, crisp leafstalks are used as a vegetable; garden celery.
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Tōṭa (ತೋಟ):—[noun] = ತೋಟಾ [tota]1.
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Tōṭā (ತೋಟಾ):—[noun] a cylindrical case of metal, for holding a complete charge of powder, and often also the bullet or the shot for a rifle, machine gun or other small arm; a cartridge.
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Tōṭā (ತೋಟಾ):—[noun] = ತೋಡ [toda]3.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+23): Tota kura, Tota-halu-gida, Totaa, Totada acarya, Totadri, Totadrikshetra, Totadrimahatmya, Totadura, Totagara, Totagarike, Totagattu, Totaguttu, Totahumanakaraka, Totai, Totaka, Totaka acarya, Totakacharya, Totakashloka, Totakatti, Totakavyakhya.
Ends with: Arasutota, Arpitota, Datota, Eletota, Hattota, Himtota, Kaitota, Kanutota, Kebbetota, Mahagantota, Mati katota, Mati kotota, Mati-katota, Nastota, Nittota, Prastota, Sadyahkrittota, Stota, Sultanitota.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Tota, Tōṭā, Toṭā, Tōtā, Totā, Ṭoṭa, Tōta, Ṭoṭā, Tōṭa; (plurals include: Totas, Tōṭās, Toṭās, Tōtās, Totās, Ṭoṭas, Tōtas, Ṭoṭās, Tōṭas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.7.114 < [Chapter 7 - Pastimes in Śrī Gadādhara’s Garden]
Verse 3.10.85 < [Chapter 10 - The Glories of Śrī Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi]
Verse 3.7.149 < [Chapter 7 - Pastimes in Śrī Gadādhara’s Garden]
Village Folk-tales of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), vol. 1-3 (by Henry Parker)
Story 74 - The Three Suitors < [Part II (e) - Stories of the Kinnaras]
Story 31 - The Leopard And The Mouse-deer < [Part I - Stories told by the Cultivating Caste and Vaeddas]
Story 34 - The Kinnara and the Parrots < [Part I - Stories told by the Cultivating Caste and Vaeddas]
Poet Vyasa in the Mahabharata < [October – December, 1988]
The Poetry of Patriotism in Telugu < [Oct-Nov-Dec 1940]
Telugu Poetry in the Post-Independence Period < [April - June 1973]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Chaitanya's Life and Teachings (by Krishna-das Kaviraj)
A Short history of Lanka (by Humphry William Codrington)