Kadara, Kaḍāra: 14 definitions

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Introduction:

Kadara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kadar.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Kadara (कदर)—Sanskrit word for a variety of acacia.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kadara, (adj.) miserable J. II, 136 (explained as lūkha, kasira). (Page 185)

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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

kadara (कदर).—f ( A) A constitution of mind as respects sternness or mildness, energy or imbecility; authoritativeness, imperativeness, commandingness. 2 Disposition or temper; but esp. understood of a bad temper, a temper hard, harsh, morose, unpropitiable &c. ka0 kāḍhaṇēṃ or sōsaṇēṃ g. of o. To bear the temper of; to undergo the sharpness, savageness, peevishness, or discontent of: also to serve under the imperiousness or impatience of (a sick master, an ailing child &c.)

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

kadara (कदर).—f Disposition, temper; a bad temper. Authoritativeness, masterfulness.

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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

Kaḍāra (कडार).—a.

1) Tawny; कडार इवायम् (kaḍāra ivāyam) G. M.; मीलन्मेघतडित्कडारकुहरैः (mīlanmeghataḍitkaḍārakuharaiḥ) U.5.14; U.6.

2) Proud, haughty, impudent.

-raḥ 1 The tawny colour.

2) A servant.

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Kadara (कदर).—

1) A saw.

2) An iron goad for driving an elephant.

3) Name of a tree sometimes substituted for Khadira as a sacrificial post.

-raḥ, -ram A corn, a callosity of the feet caused by external friction.

-ram coagulated milk.

Derivable forms: kadaraḥ (कदरः).

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

Kaḍāra (कडार).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) Tawny. m.

(-raḥ) 1. Tawny, (the colour.) 2. A servant. E. kaḍ to be confused, āraṇ aff.

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Kadara (कदर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. A white sort of mimosa. 2. A corn, a callosity. 3. A saw. 4. An iron goad for an elephant. n.

(-raṃ) Coagulated milk. E. ka water, &c. dṛ to tear, ac aff.

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

Kaḍāra (कडार).—[adjective] tawny.

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

1) Kaḍāra (कडार):—mfn. ([from] √gad, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 135 ?]), tawny, [Śiśupāla-vadha v, 3]

2) m. tawny (the colour), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) a servant, slave, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Kadara (कदर):—m. a saw, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) an iron goad (for guiding an elephant), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) a species of Mimosa (= śveta-khadira; cf. [Greek] κέδρος), [Bhāvaprakāśa] [commentator or commentary] on [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

7) mn. a corn, callosity of the feet (caused by external friction), [Suśruta]

8) n. coagulated milk, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. kaṅkara, kaṭura, etc.)

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

1) Kaḍāra (कडार):—(raḥ) 1. m. Tawny colour; a servant. a. Tawny.

2) Kadara (कदर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A white Mimosa; a corn; a saw; an iron goad. n. (raṃ) Coagulated milk.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kadara (कदर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kaira, Kaḍāra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kadara 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kadara (कदर) [Also spelled kadar]:—(nf) extreme, absolute; see [kadra].

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Kaḍāra (कडार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kaḍāra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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