Batta Bat"ta (b[a^]t"t[.a]), n. [Hind. ba[.t][.t]a.] Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins. [India] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Batta — Bat ta (b[a^]t t[.a]), n. [Prob. through Pg. for Canarese bhatta rice in the husk.] Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India. Whitworth. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batta — (Bata, Batak, Battak), ein zur malaiischen Rasse gehörendes Volk auf Sumatra (s. Tafel »Asiatische Völker II«, Fig. 4). in dem sich die frühesten Bewohner in fast unversehrter Eigentümlichkeit und politischer Unabhängigkeit erhalten haben. Einst… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bátta — (Báta), Großgemeinde im ungar. Komitat Tolna, an der Sarniz (zur Donau), (1900) 4080 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Batta — Batta, Malaienvolk, s. Batak …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • BATTA — provinc. mediterranea regni Congi in Africa, cum oppid. cognomine ad Barlam fluv. P. du Val …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Batta — This article is about the Anglo Indian military term. For more information on the Guyanese drum, see List of Caribbean drums and music of Guyana. Batta, also is an Anglo Indian military term, probably derived from the Canarese bhatta (rice in the …   Wikipedia

  • Batta —    In “Winged Death,” the houseboy of Dr. Thomas Slauenwite, whom Slauenwite deliberately causes to be bitten by a strange insect to see if the untreated bite is fatal. It proves to be so …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • baṭṭa — बट्ट …   Indonesian dictionary

  • batta — bat·ta …   English syllables

  • batta — I. ˈbad.ə, atə noun ( s) Etymology: Hindi bhattā allowance for food, from Sanskrit bhakta allotted, something distributed or enjoyed, food, from bhajati he distributes, allots & bhajate he receives, enjoys more at baksheesh 1. India …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”