छाती

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See also: छाता and छत

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Indo-Aryan *chāttiṣ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /t͡ʃʰɑː.t̪iː/, [t͡ʃʰäː.t̪iː]
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Noun[edit]

छाती (chātīf (Urdu spelling چھاتِی‎)

  1. chest
    मेरी छाती में दर्द है।merī chātī mẽ dard hai.My chest is in pain.
    Synonym: सीना (sīnā)
  2. breast, bosom
    माँ ने बच्चे को छाती से लिपटा लिया।
    mā̃ ne bacce ko chātī se lipṭā liyā.
    The mother hugged the baby to her breast.
  3. heart
    मेरी छाती फट जाती है।merī chātī phaṭ jātī hai.My heart is rent (with grief).

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev, “छाती”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1989
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley, “chātti”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, 1969–1985.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi छाती (chātī).

Noun[edit]

छाती (chātīf

  1. chest
  2. breast, bosom
  3. (figuratively) courage

References[edit]

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “छाती”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas, “छाती”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, 1857.
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna, “छाती”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, 1932-1950.