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sati 1

Pronunciación: /ˈsʌtiː/
Pronunciación: /sʌˈtiː/
(also suttee)

sustantivo (plural satis or suttees)

[mass noun] historical
1A former practice in India whereby a widow threw herself on to her husband's funeral pyre.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

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

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Sati 2

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

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