Ekapad, Eka-pad, Ekapād: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ekapad (एकपद्) or Ekapād (एकपाद्).—a.

1) one-footed, limping, lame.

2) incomplete.

-pād m. Name of Śiva or Viṣṇu.

-padī a foot-path (for a single man to walk on). एकपद्या तया यान्ती नलिकायन्त्रतुल्यया (ekapadyā tayā yāntī nalikāyantratulyayā) Śiva. B.28.66

Ekapad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and pad (पद्).

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

Ekapād (एकपाद्).—m. (-t) A name of Siva. E. eka best, and pād a ray.

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

Ekapad (एकपद्).—[adjective] having (only) one foot, limping, lame, imcomplete, [feminine] ekapadī foot-path.

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Ekapād (एकपाद्).—, [adjective] having (only) one foot, limping, lame, incomplete

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

1) Ekapad (एकपद्):—[=eka-pad] [from eka] mfn. (pāt, padī, pat and pāt) having only one foot, limping, lame, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] incomplete, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]

3) [v.s. ...] (with 1. aja Name of one of the Maruts, [Ṛg-veda])

4) [v.s. ...] m. (pāt) Name of Viṣṇu, [Mahābhārata iii]

5) [v.s. ...] of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] of a Dānava, [Mahābhārata i]

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

Ekapād (एकपाद्):—[eka-pād] (d) 5. m. A name of Shiva.

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Ekapad 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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