Vratati, Vratatī: 9 definitions


Vratati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: Wisdom Library: Raj Nighantu

Vratati (व्रतति) refers to a “creeper” (viz., a creeping plant), as mentioned in a list of eight synonyms for Vīrudh or Latā, according to the second chapter (dharaṇyādi-varga) of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu (an Ayurvedic encyclopedia). The Dharaṇyādi-varga covers the lands, soil, mountains, jungles and vegetation’s relations between trees [viz., Vratati] and plants and substances, with their various kinds.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vratati (व्रतति) or Vratatī (व्रतती).—f.

1) A creeper; पादाकृष्टव्रततिवलयासंगसंजातपाशः (pādākṛṣṭavratativalayāsaṃgasaṃjātapāśaḥ) Ś.1.33; R.14.1.

2) Expansion, extension.

Derivable forms: vratatiḥ (व्रततिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vratati (व्रतति).—f. (-tiḥ or ) 1. Expansion, spreading. 2. A creeper. E. vṛt to abide, ati aff.; the vowel changed to its congener.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vratati (व्रतति).—vratatī (vb. vṛt). f. 1. Spreading. 2. A creeper, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 32.

Vratati can also be spelled as Vratatī (व्रतती).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vratati (व्रतति).—[feminine] creeping plant, creeper.

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

1) Vratati (व्रतति):—f. ([probably] [from] √vṛt) a creeping plant, creeper, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (also )

2) expansion, extension, spreading (= pra-tatī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vratati (व्रतति):—[(tiḥ-tī)] 2. 3. f. Expansion; a creeper.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vratati 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

Vratati (ವ್ರತತಿ):—

1) [noun] a spreading, extending or being spread, extended widely.

2) [noun] the space, amount or degree to which a thing extends; extent.

3) [noun] any plant whose stem puts out tendrils or rootlets by which it can creep along a surface as it grows; a creeper.

4) [noun] a multitude of people crowded or assembled together; a crowd.

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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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