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Saltos de línea: Sati
Pronunciación: /ˈsʌtiː
  • The wife of Shiva, reborn as Parvati. According to some accounts, she died by throwing herself into a sacred fire.

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Palabra del día skosh
Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little

Hay 2 definiciones de Sati en inglés:


Saltos de línea: sati
Pronunciación: /ˈsʌtiː
, sʌˈtiː
(also suttee)

sustantivo (plural satis or suttees)

[mass noun]
  • 1The former Hindu practice of a widow throwing herself on to her husband’s funeral pyre.
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    • Her grandmother was widowed and they burned her alive in suttee, a Hindu practice the British stopped.
    • In general, Hindu practices, and sati in particular, are repeatedly characterized as demonic in a manner similar to European witchcraft.
    • To explain the weakness of such a position I used to ask them whether the British authorities in India were justified in banning the practice of suttee, where a widow was immolated on the funeral pyre of her husband.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A widow who committed sati.
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    • There is another traditional verse celebrating five satis, chaste wives: Sati, Sita, Savitri, Damayanti and Arundhati.
    • Instances abound in our social, political and cultural history where nation mothers, Partition victims, satis or even simple housewives tend to stimulate a role-playing among men to become protectors, devotees and wage earners.
    • The sati is the epitome of the obedient wife, but her burning is irredeemably barbaric.


Hindi, from Sanskrit satī 'faithful wife', from sat 'good'.

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