pati पति

Definition: m. (see 1. pat-;when uncompounded and meaning"husband" instrumental case p/atyā-; dative case p/atye-; genitive case ablative p/atyur-; locative case p/atyau-;but when meaning"lord, master", and in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' regularly inflected with exceptions; see ) a master, owner, possessor, lord, ruler, sovereign etc.