sati

or sa·tī, sut·tee

[ suh-tee, suht-ee ]
/ sʌˈti, ˈsʌt i /

noun

a Hindu practice whereby a widow immolates herself on the funeral pyre of her husband: now abolished by law.
a Hindu widow who so immolates herself.

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Origin of sati

First recorded in 1780–90, sati is from the Sanskrit word satī good woman, woman devoted to her husband

Definition for satis (2 of 2)

Sati

or Sa·tī

[ suh-tee, suht-ee ]
/ sʌˈti, ˈsʌt i /

noun Hindu Mythology.

the wife of Rudra, who immolated herself following a quarrel between her father and her husband.
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