Definition of patta in English:

patta

noun

Indian
  • A title deed to a property.

    • ‘Printouts of certificates and pattas can also be got on payment of Rs.20, which will be treated as valid documents.’
    • ‘The Collector holds weekly grievance day meetings and the public use the occasion to submit petitions seeking pattas or steps to solve civic problems.’
    • ‘Our nevad fields in the forest here are three times his patta land.’
    • ‘Among the other recommendations are issuing tree pattas to owners of nearby land, identifying sites for digging 50 tanks, and improving the public transport system.’
    • ‘The District Collector issued 15 house-site pattas and old age pensions to seven persons.’

Origin

Hindi, perhaps from Sanskrit pattra ‘document’.

Pronunciation

patta

/ˈpʌtə/