Daddu, Daddukattu: 4 definitions


Daddu means something in Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

daddu : (f.) a kind of cutaneous eruption.

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

Daddu, (nt.) (Sk. dadru f. & dardru a kind of leprosy, dadruna leprous (but given by Halāyudha in the meaning of ringworm, p. 234 Aufrecht); fr. *der in Sk. dṛṇāti to tear, chap, split (see dara & dala); cp. Lat. derbiosus; Ohg. zittaroh; Ags. teter) a kind of cutaneous eruption Miln.298; Vism.345.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Daddu (दद्दु) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dadru.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daḍḍu (ದಡ್ಡು):—[noun] the thick, hardened place on the skin , caused by continuous friction, hard press or a hard blow; callosity; callus.

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Daḍḍukaṭṭu (ದಡ್ಡುಕಟ್ಟು):—[verb] (the skin) to become thick and hardened; to become callous.

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Daddu (ದದ್ದು):—

1) [noun] a non-contagious skin disorder of unknown cause, characterised by inflammation, itching, and the formation of scales; eczema.

2) [noun] a temporary eruption of spots on the skin.

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Daddu (ದದ್ದು):—

1) [noun] a splitting or cleavage in an earthen pot, glass bangle, etc.

2) [noun] the curdled part of the sour milk.

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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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