Badi, Baḍī: 7 definitions


Badi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Prabhupada Books: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta

Baḍi (बडि) refers to “split dahl”, according to the Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta 2.3.44ff—Accordingly:—“[...] among the cooked vegetables were paṭolas, squash, mānakacu and a salad made with pieces of ginger and various types of spinach. [...] Thus Lord Kṛṣṇa was offered all the food, and the Lord took it very pleasantly”

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ba-di.—(IE 8-1; CII 3; etc.), contraction of bahula-pakṣa-dina or ºdivasa; also spelt va-di, cf. śu-di; abbreviations of separate words (see ba, di, śu and va) and not words in themselves, ba-di or va-di referring to the dark fortnight and śu-di the bright fortnight; they denote the fortnight and the solar or civil day, with reference to the lunar tithi, in the fortnight. Note: ba-di is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

baḍī (बडी).—f R A crook for gathering fruits and flowers, a meak.

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bāḍī (बाडी).—f ( H) A compound or enclosure. 2 An enclosing wall, hedge, or fence.

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bāḍī (बाडी).—a Relating to a bāḍa (a compendium, adversaria &c.) 2 One who has not studied any science deeply, but has got a superficial knowledge from reading compendiums, abstracts, summaries;--used esp. of physicians and astrologers.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bāḍī (बाडी).—f An enclosure. One who has not studied any science deeply but has got superficial knowledge from ready compendiums &c.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Baḍi (बडि).——the asura Bali: Mahāsamaj., Waldschmidt, Kl. Sanskrit Texte 4, 181.1.

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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

1) Baḍī (बडी):—(a) feminine form of `[baḍā]; (nf) dried up tiny round cakes of ground pulse.

2) Badī (बदी):—(nf) the dark half of a lunar month; evil, wickedness.

3) Bāḍī (बाडी):—(nf) body, physical frame; bodice; ~[gārḍa] a bodyguard.

4) (nf) a small orchard; an enclosure; house.

5) Bādī (बादी):—(nf) fat, flatulence; wind; (a) fattening; flatulent, windy; ~[pana] flatulence, windiness; -[chānā] to get too fat, to become very flatulent; -[chānā, āṃkhoṃ para] to be too arrogant to see reason to be so arrogant as to heed none; -[baḍhanā] to grow fat/plump/flatulent.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Baḍi (ಬಡಿ):—

1) [verb] to deliver a blow; to strike; to beat.

2) [verb] to strike on (red hot) iron to elangote or to shape.

3) [verb] to pat with one’s palm.

4) [verb] to dash against.

5) [verb] to move (one’s limbs) (from pain, helplessness, etc.).

6) [verb] to play a percussion instrument with a stick or sticks.

7) [verb] (a thunderbolt) to strike a person or thing.

8) [verb] (an astrological star or planet, a person’s evil look) to have bad effect on.

9) [verb] (a puff of stinching smell) to strike a persoṃśs nose suddenly.

10) [verb] (math.) to multiply one quantity by another.

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Baḍi (ಬಡಿ):—

1) [verb] to sweep (the dust) with a broom.

2) [verb] to wipe the surface of something (with a cloth, duuster, etc. to remove the dust).

3) [verb] to gather or scrape together with or as with a rake, spade or fingers.

4) [verb] to smear, daub ( an oil, greasy substance, ointment, etc.) on the surface of.

5) [verb] to decorate; to embellish.

6) [verb] to wave (a lamp, etc.) before.

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Baḍi (ಬಡಿ):—[noun] = ಬಡಿತ [badita].

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Badi (ಬದಿ):—

1) [noun] either of the two broad surfaces of a thin, flat object, as a door, a piece of paper, etc.

2) [noun] one of the lateral surfaces of an object, as opposed to the front, back, top, and bottom.

3) [noun] either of the two lateral parts or areas of a thing eithr the right side or the left side.

4) [noun] either lateral half of the body, esp. of the trunk, of a human.

5) [noun] the region, area adjoining on either side of something.

6) [noun] nearness; proximity.

7) [noun] ಬದಿಗಿರಿಸು [badigirisu] badigirisu = ಬದಿಗಿಡು [badigidu]; ಬದಿಗಿಡು [badigidu] badigiḍu to move something either to one’s left or right side; to keep aside; 2. (fig.) to postpone or put off considering something for a later time; to keep from consideration; ಬದಿಗೊತ್ತು [badigottu] badigottu to push aside; 2. to disregard; to ignore; ಬದಿಗಾಗು [badigagu] badigāgu to move (oneself) laterally as to allow another to pass by.

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Badi (ಬದಿ):—

1) [noun] wet an slimy soil; mire.

2) [noun] the matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs; sediment.

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Bādi (ಬಾದಿ):—[noun] a load, burden.

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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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