Goshpada, Gōṣpada, Goṣpada: 11 definitions


Goshpada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Gōṣpada and Goṣpada can be transliterated into English as Gospada or Goshpada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōṣpada (गोष्पद).—n (S) A cow's hoof or foot. 2 A cowtrack. 3 A measure,--as much as a cow's footstep will hold.

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

gōṣpada (गोष्पद).—n A cow's foot. A cow-track. A measure.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Goṣpada (गोष्पद).—

1) A cow's foot.

2) The mark or impression of a cow's foot in the soil.

3) The quantity of water sufficient to fill such an impression; i. e. a very small puddle; गोष्पदे संप्लुतोदके (goṣpade saṃplutodake) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.31.9. °प्रम् (pram) (ṇamul) in such a manner that a cow's foortprint be filled; ददाल भूर्नभो रक्तं गोष्पदप्रं ववर्ष च (dadāla bhūrnabho raktaṃ goṣpadapraṃ vavarṣa ca) Bhaṭṭikāvya 14.2.

4) As much as a cows foot-step will hold.

5) A spot frequented by cows.

Derivable forms: goṣpadam (गोष्पदम्).

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

Goṣpada (गोष्पद).—n.

(-daṃ) 1. A spot frequented by kine. 2. A measure, as much as a cow’s footstep will hold. 3. The mark or impression of a cow’s foot. 4. A cow’s foot or hoof. E. go a cow, and pada for pāda a foot.

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

Goṣpada (गोष्पद).—i. e. go + as-pada, n. 1. The impression of a cow’s foot, Mahābhārata i. 1444. 2. A puddle not larger than a cow’s foot, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 69. 16.

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

Goṣpada (गोष्पद).—[neuter] the mark or impression of a cow’s foot, a small puddle; [figuratively] a trifle.

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

1) Goṣpada (गोष्पद):—[=goṣ-pada] [from goṣ > go] a mfn. (goṣ-) ([Pāṇini 6-1, 145]) ‘showing marks of cow’s hoofs’, frequented by kine, [Kāśikā-vṛtti]

2) [v.s. ...] n. ‘mark of a cow’s foot in the soil’, water filling up such a mark, any small puddle, [Suparṇādhyāya; Mahābhārata i, vii, ix; Rāmāyaṇa vi; Bhāgavata-purāṇa x]

3) [=goṣ-pada] [from go-vara] b etc. See, [ib.]

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

Goṣpada (गोष्पद):—[go-ṣpada] (daṃ) 1. n. A spot frequented by kine; a cow’s foot; the mark or measure of a cow’s foot.

[Sanskrit to German]

Goshpada 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

Gōṣpada (ಗೋಷ್ಪದ):—

1) [noun] the bottom part of a cow’s leg.

2) [noun] the place meant for the movement of cattle, esp. a pasture.

3) [noun] the mark, impression of a cow’s hoof in the soil.

4) [noun] anything that is very small as a very narrow place, shallow depression in the ground, etc.

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Gōṣpāda (ಗೋಷ್ಪಾದ):—[noun] = ಗೋಷ್ಪದ [goshpada].

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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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