Vatavata, Vaṭavaṭa: 6 definitions


Vatavata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Vatavata in India is the name of a plant defined with Triumfetta rhomboidea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bartramia indica L. (among others).

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

· Fontqueria (1987)
· Adansonia (1963)
· Systema Naturae
· Enumeratio Systematica Plantarum (1760)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1791)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Vatavata, for example diet and recipes, extract dosage, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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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

vaṭavaṭa (वटवट).—f (Imit.) Gabble, jabber, clack, clatter.

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vatavata (वतवत) [or तां, tāṃ].—ad (Imit.) Pratingly: also ravingly. v kara, bōla. 2 with khā or jēva, Pickingly, squeezingly, messingly &c. See vacavaca. 3 Idly, strollingly, saunteringly--going about. v phira, kara.

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vatavata (वतवत).—f (Fanciful.) Idle roving or wandering. Ex. tvāṃ divasabhara va0 kēlīsa ātāṃ jēvāyālā tāntaḍa- lāsa. 2 (Imit.) Prate, gabble, jabber: also raving.

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vatāvata (वतावत) [or तां, tāṃ].—ad Intensive of vatavata or tāṃ.

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vāṭāvāṭa (वाटावाट) [or टी, ṭī].—f (vāṭaṇēṃ by redup.) Debating or canvassing; discussing vigorously (of a subject): also enjoining, interrogating &c. with closeness and reiteration.

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

vaṭavaṭa (वटवट).—f Gabble, jabber, clatter. vaṭavaṭaṇēṃ v i Prate, gabble.

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vatavata (वतवत).—f Idle roving; prate.

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vāṭāvāṭa (वाटावाट) [-ṭī, -टी].—f Debating; discussing vigor ously.

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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

1) Vātavata (वातवत):—[from ] m. [patronymic] [from] vāta-vat, [Pañcaviṃśa-brāhmaṇa]

2) Vātāvata (वातावत):—[from ] m. [patronymic] [from] vātā-vat, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vatavata 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaṭavaṭa (ವಟವಟ):—[noun] an onomatopoeic expression formed from imitating gabbling of a person.

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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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