Bad, Bāḍ: 10 definitions


Bad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Bad in India is the name of a plant defined with Ficus benghalensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ficus cotoneaefolia Hort. ex Miq. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi (1867)
· Species Plantarum
· Bot. Mat. Med. (1812)
· Enumeratio plantarum (1805)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1987)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bad (बद्).—1 P. To be steady of firm.

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Bāḍ (बाड्).—1 Ā. (bāḍate)

1) To bathe.

2) To emerge.

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

Bad (बद्).—[bada] r. 1st cl. (badati) To be steady or firm. r. 1st and 10th cls. (badati-te bādayati-te) 1. To speak. 2. To declare or communicate information; in these two senses, the root is more commonly and correctly written vada .

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Bāḍ (बाड्).—[(ṛ) bāḍṛ] r. 1st cl. (bāḍate) To bathe, to dive and emerge. Vopadeva differs from other authorities in writing this with an initial va .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bad (बद्).—pad Pad, band Band, i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To be steady or firm.

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Bāḍ (बाड्).—or vāḍ VĀḌ, i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] To bathe, to dive and emerge.

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

1) Bad (बद्):—or band [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] badati or bandati, to be firm or steady, [Dhātupāṭha iii, 14] (cf. √3. pad).

2) Bāḍ (बाड्):—(vād, [Vopadeva]) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] bāḍate, to bathe, dive, [Dhātupāṭha viii, 34.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bad (बद्):—badati 1. a. To be steady or firm. (ki) vadati, te bādayati, te 1. 10. c. To speak, to communicate.

2) Bāḍ (बाड्):—(ṛ, ṅa) bāḍate 1. d. To bathe, to dive and emerge from the water.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bad in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) bad; wicked, vile, depraved; ~[akhalaka] incivil, uncivilised; ~[amani] disturbance, breach of peace; ~[amali] maladministration; disorder, chaos; ~[imtajama] maladroit, one who mismanages; bungling; ~[imtajami] ill-management, mismanagement, maladroitness; ~[kara] depraved, debauch; vile, wicked; ~[kari] depravity, debauchery; vileness; wickedness; ~[kismata] unfortunate, ill-fated; having a bad lot; ~[kismati] misfortunate, ill-luck, bad lot; ~[khata] having a bad handwriting; ~[khati] bad hand. writing; ~[khvaha] ill-intentioned, ill-willed, wishing ill; ~[khvahi] ill will, rancour, animosity; ~[gumana] suspicious, apprehensive; conceited; ~[gumani] suspiciousness, apprehensiveness; conceitedness; ~[goi] backbiting; talking ill; ~[calana] depraved, of immoral conduct; ~[calani] depravity, immoral conduct; ~[jabana] foul-mouthed, ill-tongued; indecent of speech; ~[jabani] indecency of speech, intemperance in speech; ~[jata] wicked, base, vile; ~[jayaka] distasteful, tasteless; insipid; ~[tamija] unmannerly; uncivilised, rude, of intemperate conduct; ~[tamiji] unmannerliness; uncivilisedness, rudeness, intemperance of conduct; ~[tara] worse (than); ~[tarina] the worst; ~[tahajiba] uncivilised, unmannerly; rude; ~[tahajibi] uncivilisedness, unmannerliness; rudeness; ~[dayanata] dishonest; usurping, having bad faith; ~[dayanati] dishonesty, usurpation, bad faith; ~[dimaga] arrogant, conceited; ~[dimagi] arrogance, conceitedness; ~[dua] curse, malediction; ~[najara] having an evil/ominous glance; evil-eyed; evil eyes/glance, ominous glance; ~[nasiba] unfortunate, ill-fated, luckless; ~[nasibi] misfortunate, ill-luck, lucklessness; ~[nasla] of ill-breed; wicked, mean; ~[nama] disreputed, infamous, of ill fame, notorious; ~[nama hue to kya nama na hoga] notoriety also makes one known; bad name is also a name after all; the notorious are also widely known; ~[nami] infamy, ill fame, disrepute; notoriety; slander; ~[nami ka tika] a stigma/stain on one’s name; ~[niyata] (of) bad faith/intention, ill-intentioned, malevolent; avaricious; ~[niyati] bad faith, ill intention, malevolence; avariciousness; ~[numa] ugly; unpleasant; ~[paraheja] one who exercises no restraint in diet; one who takes insalubrious food; intemperate in habits (esp. eating habits); ~[paraheji] intemperate indulgence (in diet), lack of discrimination in eating; ~[phela] indulging in evil deeds/sins, licentious; ~[pheli] indulgence in evil deeds/sins, licentiousness; ~[bakhta] unfortunate, unlucky, luckless; ~[bakhti] misfortune, lucklessness; ~[bu] foul smell, bad odour, stink; •[dara] emitting foul smell/bad odour, stinking; ~[majagi] unpleasantness; disagreeableness; a bad taste; ~[maja] unpleasant, disagreeable, having or leaving a bad taste; ~[masta] intoxicated; licentious, lewd, having no control over oneself; ~[masti] intoxicatedness; licentiousness, lewdness; absence of self-control; ~[mijaja] tetchy, ill-tempered, short-tempered; petulant; ~[mijaji] ill temper, short temper, petulance, tantrum; ~[ramga] of a bad colour; discoloured; tarnished; forced out of countenance; grown pallid; of a different colour than the trump (in playing cards); ~[raha] gone astray, abberrant, (one who has) taken to an evil course; ~[ru] ugly, grotesque; ~[lagama] having no restraint, too outspoken; mischievous (horse); ~[vaja] unmannerly, undignified; ~[shakla] ugly, grotesque; unpleasant; ~[shaguna] inauspicious; ominous; ~[shaguni] inauspiciousness, ominousness, a happening that forbodes evil; ~[salika] mannerless, unmannerly, slovenly; frump; ~[saluki] ill-treatment, maltreatment; ~[surata] ugly; grotesque; ~[surati] ugliness, grotesqueness; ~[hajami] indigestion; ~[havasa] stunned (out of wits), stupefied, bewildered; ~[havasi] the state of being stunned (out of wits), stupefaction, bewilderment; ~[hala] in a sorry plight, miserable; —[accha badanama bura] a bad man is better than a bad name..—bad (बद) is alternatively transliterated as Bada.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Baḍ (बड्) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Baṭu.

Baḍ has the following synonyms: Baḍua.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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