Adadi, Adādi, Ādadi: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Adadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Adādi (अदादि).—Name given to the class of roots belonging to the second conjugation, as the roots therein begin with the root अद् (ad). The word अदिप्रभृति (adiprabhṛti) is also used in the same sense; cf. अदिप्रभृतिभ्यः शपः (adiprabhṛtibhyaḥ śapaḥ) p.II. 4.72: cf.also अदाद्यनदाद्योरनदादेरेव (adādyanadādyoranadādereva) given by Hemacandra as a Paribhāṣā corresponding to the maxim लुग्विकरणालुग्विकरणयोरलुग्विकरणस्य (lugvikaraṇālugvikaraṇayoralugvikaraṇasya) Hem. Pari.61.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

adadi : (aor. of dadāti) gave; offered; allowed; granted; handed over.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adādi (अदादि).—a. Having अद् (ad) at the head, a term used to mark roots of the second conjugation.

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Ādadi (आददि).—a. Ved. Taking.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Adādi (अदादि):—[=ad-ādi] [from ad] mfn. belonging to the second class of roots called ad, etc. cf. [Pāṇini 2-4, 72.]

2) Ādadi (आददि):—[=ā-dadi] [from ādat] a See, [ib.]

3) [=ā-dadi] [from ā-dā] b mfn. procuring, [Ṛg-veda viii, 46, 8], obtaining, recovering, [Ṛg-veda i, 127, 6; ii, 24, 13.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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