Gavadi, Gavādī, Gavādi: 5 definitions



Gavadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Gavādi (गवादि).—A class of words headed by the word गो (go) to which the affix यत् (yat) is affixed in the senses mentioned in rules from P. V. 1, 5. to V. 1. 36; e. g. गव्यम्, हविष्यम् युग्यम्, मेध्यम् (gavyam, haviṣyam yugyam, medhyam) etc.; cf. Kas. on P. V.1,2.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gavādī (गवादी).—f The horn of the gavā. Used in pouring water over an idol.

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gāvaḍī (गावडी).—f P (gāya or gau) A term in endearment or fondness for a cow. 2 In Khandesh. A cow gen.

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gāvadī (गावदी).—c ( H) A dolt, dullard, blockhead.

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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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gavādi (गवादि):—[=gav-ādi] [from gav] a Gaṇa of [Pāṇini 5-1, 2.]

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Gāvadī (गावदी):—(a) stupid, doltish, blockheaded; (nm) a nitwit, dolt.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gāvadi (ಗಾವದಿ):—[adjective] lacking wisdom; unintelligent.

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Gāvadi (ಗಾವದಿ):—[noun] a stupid, slow-witted person.

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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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