छाती

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See also: छाता and छत

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *chāttiṣ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃʰɑː.t̪iː/

Noun[edit]

छाती (chātīf (Urdu spelling چهاتي‎)

  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]

Declension of छाती
Singular Plural
Direct छाती (chātī) छातियाँ (chātiyā̃)
Oblique छाती (chātī) छातियों (chātiyõ)
Vocative छाती (chātī) छातियो (chātiyo)

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “छाती”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “chātti (5014)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi छाती (chātī).

Noun[edit]

छाती (chātīf

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

References[edit]

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