lathi


lathi
la·thi

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Lathi — (Devanagari: लाठी) is an ancient armed martial art of India. It also refers to the weapon used in this martial art. The word lathi, in Hindi, means cane. A lathi is basically a 6 to convert|8|ft|m|sing=on long cane tipped with a metal blunt. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Lathi — Localidad de la India …   Wikipedia Español

  • lathi — [lä′tē] n. [Hindi] in India, a heavy stick of bamboo and iron, used as a club esp. by police …   English World dictionary

  • lathi — noun a) A martial art based on stick fighting originally practiced in India. Lathi shares is basic principles with other martial arts. b) A stick used in the martial art of the same name, usually 6 8 feet long, made of bamboo and having a blunt… …   Wiktionary

  • lathi — UK [ˈlɑːtiː] / US [ˈlɑtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms lathi : singular lathi plural lathis Indian English a long stick used as a weapon by the police in India …   English dictionary

  • lathi — /lah tee/, n. Anglo Indian. a heavy pole or stick, esp. one used as a club by police. Also, lathee. [1840 50; < Hindi lathi] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lathi — Original name in latin Lthi Name in other language Lathi, Lati, Lthi State code IN Continent/City Asia/Kolkata longitude 21.7231 latitude 71.38843 altitude 130 Population 22745 Date 2013 02 08 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • lathi — [ lα:ti:] noun (plural lathis) (in the Indian subcontinent) a long metal bound bamboo stick used as a weapon, especially by police. Origin from Hindi lāṭhī …   English new terms dictionary

  • lathi — n. (pl. lathis) (in India) a long heavy iron bound bamboo stick used as a weapon, esp. by police. Etymology: Hindi lathi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lathi — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary a staff or cane, typically made of bamboo; used as a walking stick or a disciplinary cane by police …   English dialects glossary

  • lathi — la|thi [ lati ] noun count INDIAN ENGLISH a long stick used as a weapon by the police in India …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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