Dadi: 10 definitions

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Dadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dadi : (aor. of dadāti) gave; offered; allowed; granted; handed over.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daḍī (दडी).—f Lurking, keeping close, lying in concealment. v māra, dē.

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dādī (दादी).—f (dādā) A term of respectful compellation or mention for a female, elderly or otherwise.

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

daḍī (दडी).—f Lurking, keeping close, lying in concealment. v māra, dē.

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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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dadi (ददि).—mfn. (-diḥ-diḥ-di) Who or what gives or bestows. E. to give, ki aff.

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

Dadi (ददि).—[adjective] giving.

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

1) Daḍī (दडी):—[varia lectio] for dāḍī, [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

2) Dadi (ददि):—[from datta] mfn. giving, bestowing (with [accusative]), [Ṛg-veda i f., iv, 24, 4] ([Pāṇini 2-3, 69; Kāśikā-vṛtti]), [, viii; x, 133, 3.]

3) Dāḍī (दाडी):—f. a kind of plant and its fruit ([gana] harītaky-ādi; cf. doḍī and dāli).

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

Dadi (ददि):—[(diḥ-diḥ-di) a.] Giving.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dadi 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Daḍi (ದಡಿ):—[adjective] thick; bulky.

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Daḍi (ದಡಿ):—[noun] a thick, usu. short, cudgel.

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Daḍi (ದಡಿ):—

1) [noun] land on either side and along a river; bank.

2) [noun] any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border.

3) [noun] nearness; proximity.

4) [noun] the border of a piece of cloth or garment; hem.

5) [noun] a long mound of relatively smaller height made to prevent water from flowing to the other side; a ridge.

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Daḍi (ದಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a seat of leather for a rider on a horse, usu. padded.

2) [noun] a thick spread made of cloth and cotton used to lie and sleep on; a bed.

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Dāḍi (ದಾಡಿ):—[noun] hair grown on the face of an adult man (excluding the moustache); beard.

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Dāḍi (ದಾಡಿ):—[noun] = ದಾಡೆ [dade]2.

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Dāḍi (ದಾಡಿ):—[noun] pain; distress; grief; misery.

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Dādi (ದಾದಿ):—

1) [noun] a woman who raises another’s child; a foster mother.

2) [noun] a woman hired to suckle another’s child; a wet nurse.

3) [noun] a maid-servant.

4) [noun] a woman trained to take care of sick, injured, etc. and assist physicians in a hospital; a nurse.

5) [noun] the tree Phyllanthus emblica of Euphorbiaceae family; the Indian gooseberry tree.

6) [noun] its berry.

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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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