Apadaka, Apādaka, Āpādaka: 6 definitions


Apadaka 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

apādaka : (adj.) footless; creeping. || āpādaka (m.), one who takes care of a child; a guardian.

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

Apādaka, (adj.) (a + pāda + ka) not having feet, footless, creeping, Ep. of snakes & fishes Vin.II, 110 = J.II, 146 (where see expln.). Spelt apada(ka) at It.87 (v. l. apāda). (Page 54)

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Āpādaka, (adj.-n.) (fr. ā + pad) — 1. (adj.) producing, leading to (-°) VvA.4 (abhiññ° catuttha-jjhāna). — 2. (n.) one who takes care of a child, a protector, guardian A.I, 62 = 132 = It.110 (+ posaka). — f. āpādikā a nurse, foster-mother Vin.II, 289 (+ posikā). (Page 102)

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

1) Apādaka (अपादक):—[=a-pādaka] [from a-pād] mfn. footless, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

2) Āpādaka (आपादक):—[=ā-pādaka] [from ā-pad] mfn. causing, effecting.

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Apadaka in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āpādaka (ಆಪಾದಕ):—[noun] one who indicts or charges; a complainant.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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