Toti, Tōṭī, Toṭī: 5 definitions


Toti 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Toti in the Adi language is the name of a plant identified with Leucosceptrum canum Sm. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Clerodendrum leucosceptrum, Comanthosphace nepalensis. For the possible medicinal usage of toti, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tōṭī (तोटी).—f ( H) A spout.

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

tōṭī (तोटी).—f A spout.

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

Ṭoṭī (टोटी):—[varia lectio] for doṭ q.v.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tōṭi (ತೋಟಿ):—

1) [noun] a physical fight between; battle; combat.

2) [noun] a mental struggle arising from opposing demands or impulses; mental conflict.

3) [noun] repeated attacks or continuous torment or harassment inflicted.

4) [noun] entanglement in another’s business (usu. resulting in trouble to oneself).

5) [noun] the ability and aptitude to face dangers or risky undertakings.

6) [noun] a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc; envy.

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Tōṭi (ತೋಟಿ):—

1) [noun] a man employed in a village to clean the public areas, remove garbage, etc.

2) [noun] a man of mean or inferior quality.

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Tōṭi (ತೋಟಿ):—

1) [noun] the bill of a bird.

2) [noun] the opening through which an animal or human takes in food; the mouth.

3) [noun] a lip orifice or projecting tube, as on a teapot, water jug, etc. , by which a liquid is poured or discharged; a spout.

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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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