Literati may refer to:
  • Intellectual
    An intellectual is a person who uses intelligence and critical or analytical reasoning in either a professional or a personal capacity.- Terminology and endeavours :"Intellectual" can denote four types of persons:...

    s or those who read and comment on literature
  • The scholar-bureaucrats
    Scholar-officials or Scholar-bureaucrats were civil servants appointed by the emperor of China to perform day-to-day governance from the Sui Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty in 1912, China's last imperial dynasty. These officials mostly came from the well-educated men known as the...

     or literati of imperial China
    • Literati painting, also known as the Southern School of painting, developed by Chinese literati
    • The literati style of bonsai
      is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese hòn non bộ...

      , consisting of thin, elegant trees in the calligraphic style of literati painting
    • Confucianism
      Confucianism is a Chinese ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius . Confucianism originated as an "ethical-sociopolitical teaching" during the Spring and Autumn Period, but later developed metaphysical and cosmological elements in the Han...

      , known as the School of Literati
  • In Gilmore Girls fandom, the romantic pairing of characters Rory Gilmore and Jess Mariano
  • The game Literati, a variant of Scrabble
    Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15-by-15 grid. The words are formed across and down in crossword fashion and must appear in a standard dictionary. Official reference works provide a list...

    developed by Yahoo! Games

  • NIT Kurukshetra Literati
    NIT Kurukshetra Literati
    Literati is an annual four-day engineering and technical conference held by the National Institute of Technology at Kurukshetra in northern India. It was founded in 1994. In 1995, two events, 'Technospect' and 'Technopasts' were held, and in 1996 the name became 'Literati'.The onset of spring...

    , an annual four-day engineering and technical conference
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