Ardhapada, Ardhapaḍa, Ardhapāda, Ardha-pada, Ardhapādā: 5 definitions


Ardhapada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ardhapada in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ardhapaḍa (अर्धपड) [or डा, ḍā].—a (ardha & paḍaṇēṃ) Half-done-madespoken &c., half-performed or executed gen., i. e. imperfectly, defectively, superficially, slightly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ardhapada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ardhapāda (अर्धपाद).—half a pāda or foot; अर्धपादं किष्कुविष्कम्भमुद्धृत्य (ardhapādaṃ kiṣkuviṣkambhamuddhṛtya) Daśakumāracarita 19.

Derivable forms: ardhapādaḥ (अर्धपादः).

Ardhapāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ardha and pāda (पाद).

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Ardhapādā (अर्धपादा).—The plant भूम्यामलकी (bhūmyāmalakī) (Mar. bhūīāvaḷī).

Ardhapādā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ardha and pādā (पादा).

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

1) Ardhapada (अर्धपद):—[=ardha-pada] n. half a Pāda (or the fourth part of a verse), [Lāṭyāyana]

2) Ardhapāda (अर्धपाद):—[=ardha-pāda] m. half the fourth part

3) Ardhapādā (अर्धपादा):—[=ardha-pādā] [from ardha-pāda] f. the plant Phyllanthus Niruri, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Ardhapada 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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