Gaddi, Gaḍḍī: 6 definitions

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Gaddi 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Gaddi in the Telugu language is the name of a plant identified with Thysanolaena latifolia from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Thysanolaena maxima, Agrostis maxima, Melica latifolia, Thysanolaena agrostis. For the possible medicinal usage of gaddi, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Gaddī.—(EI 8), a throne; cf. pañcāṅga-prasāda. Note: gaddī 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

gaḍḍī (गड्डी).—f A bunch or bundle (as of vegetables, sticks, logs &c.) 2 A bundle or quantity of ten quires (of paper). 3 A small fort.

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

gaḍḍī (गड्डी).—f A bunch or bundle (as of vege- tables, sticks &c.). A bundle or quan- tity of ten quires (of paper).

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Gaḍḍī (गड्डी):—(nf) a pack; bundle.

2) Gaddī (गद्दी):—(nf) a cushion; throne; seat; pack-saddle; pad, lay; ~[naśīna] installed on the throne, coronated; ~[naśīnī] coronation; —[para baiṭhanā] to ascend the throne, to be enthroned; —[se utāranā] to be dethroned/deposed.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gaḍḍi (ಗಡ್ಡಿ):—[noun] a quantity of two hundred and forty sheets of paper; ten quires.

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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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