भट्ट

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From भर्तृ (bhartṛ́).

Adjective[edit]

भट्ट (bhaṭṭa)

  1. venerable
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Noun[edit]

भट्ट (bhaṭṭam

  1. lord, my lord, a title of respect used by humble persons addressing a prince
  2. but also affixed or prefixed to the names of learned Brahmins (English: Bhatt, Bhat or Bhatta)
  3. the proper name being sometimes omitted
  4. also any learned man = doctor or philosopher
  5. name of a particular mixed caste of hereditary panegyrists, a bard, encomiast
  6. enemy (?)
  7. Alternative spelling of भट (bhaṭa)
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