Dad: 9 definitions


Dad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Advances in Zoology and Botany: Indigenous Knowledge of Some Medicinal Plants of Himalaya Region

Dad refers to the medicinal plant “Dryopteris stewartii Fraser. Jenk” from the Dryopteridacea e family, and is used for ethnomedicine treatment of Fever in Ahmednagar district, India. The parts used are: “Whole plant”. Instructions for using the plant named Dad: Soft and fresh branches are boiled and used as vegetable.

Ayurveda book cover
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dad (दद्).—1 Ā. (dadate) To give, offer, present.

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

Dad (दद्).—[dada] r. 1st cl. (dadate) 1. To give. 2. To relinquish. bhvā0 ā0 saka0 seṭ .

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

Dad (दद्).— (proceeded from , ii. 3; cf. ved. red. pf. dadad + āte, etc.), i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] To give.

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

Dad (दद्).—[adjective] giving (—°).

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

1) Dad (दद्):—[from datta] a [class] 1. dati See √

2) [v.s. ...] b mfn. ifc. See āyurdad.

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

Dad (दद्):—(ṅa) dadate 1. d. To give; leave.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dad 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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