Kathitapada, Kathita-pada: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kathitapada (कथितपद).—tautology, repetition, considered as a fault of composition relating to a sentence, where a word is used without any specific purpose; see K. P.7; and S. D.575 ad hoc.

Derivable forms: kathitapadam (कथितपदम्).

Kathitapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kathita and pada (पद). See also (synonyms): kathitapadatā.

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

Kathitapada (कथितपद).—n.

(-daṃ) Repetition, tautology. E. kathita said, pada a word.

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

Kathitapada (कथितपद):—[=kathita-pada] [from kathita > kath] n. repetition, tautology, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kathitapada (कथितपद):—[kathita-pada] (daṃ) 1. n. Tautology.

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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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