Lathi definition

lätē
In India, a heavy stick of bamboo and iron, used as a club esp. by police.
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A stick used in the martial art of the same name, usually 6-8 feet long, made of bamboo and having a blunt metal tip.

Wielding a lathi involves giving quick blows to an opponent while defending against opponent's attacks by using the lathi as a shield.

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A martial art based on stick fighting originally practiced in India.

Lathi shares is basic principles with other martial arts.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lathi
Plural:
lathis

Origin of lathi

  • Borrowed from Hindi

    From Wiktionary