Annada, aka: Aññadā, Annāda, Anna-ada, Anna-da, Annadā; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1a) Annāda (अन्नाद).—A son of Kṛṣṇa and Mitravindā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 16.

1b) A son of Agni Arka.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 12. 43.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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aññadā : (adv.) on another day; at another time.

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annada : (adj.) one who gives food.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Aññadā, (adv.) (añña + dā, cp. kadā, tadā, yadā) at another time, else, once S.IV, 285; J.V, 12; DhA.IV, 125. (Page 14)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Annāda (अन्नाद).—a. eater of food; अहमन्नादः (ahamannādaḥ) Tait. Up.1.7.

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Annāda (अन्नाद).—a. eating food.

2) having a good appetite (dīptāgni). (-daḥ) Name of Viṣṇu.

Annāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and ada (अद).

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Annada (अन्नद).—a.

1) giving food. वारिदस्तृप्तिमाप्नोति सुखमक्षय्यमन्नदः (vāridastṛptimāpnoti sukhamakṣayyamannadaḥ) Ms.4.229.

2) epithet of Śiva.

Annada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and da (द). See also (synonyms): annadātṛ, annadāyin, annaprada.

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Annadā (अन्नदा).—Name of Durgā or Annapūrṇā.

Annadā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and (दा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Annada (अन्नद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) One who gives food. f.

(-dā) A goddess, a form of Durga. E. anna, and da who gives.

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Annāda (अन्नाद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) 1. Feeding, eating. 2. The partaker or eater of another’s food. m.

(-daḥ) Vishnu. E. anna, and ada who eats.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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