Padaka, Pādaka: 15 definitions

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Padaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Padak.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Padakā.—(Chamba), same as paduka; foot-print. Note: padakā 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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Paḍan-ka.—ḻi (SITI), Tamil; an obligation of uncertain import. Note: paḍan-ka 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

pādaka : (adj.) having feet or a basis; (nt.; adj.) foundation or a basis.

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

Pādaka, (adj. n.) (fr. pāda) 1. having a foot or basis Vin. II, 110 (a°); Sn. 205; ThA. 78.—2. fundamental; pādakaṃ karoti to take as a base or foundation Vism. 667.—3. (nt.) basis, foundation, base PvA. 167. ‹-› pādaka-jjhāna meditation forming a basis (for further introspective development) Vism. 390, 397, 412 sq. , 428, 667.—Cp. āhacca°. (Page 452)

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1) Padaka, 2 (nt.) (fr. pada1) in cpd. aṭṭha° an “eight-foot, ” i.e. a small inset square (cp. aṭṭha-pada chess-board), a patch (?) Vin. I, 297. See also padika. (Page 409)

2) Padaka, 2 (nt.)=pada 3, viz. basis, principle or pada 4, viz. stanza, line J. V, 116 (=kāraṇa-padāni C.). (Page 409)

3) Padaka, 1 (adj.) (fr. pada4) one who knows the padas (words or lines), versed in the padapāṭha of the Veda (Ep. Of an educated Brahmin) D. I, 88=Sn. p. 105 (where AvŚ II. 19 in id. p. has padaśo=P. padaso word by word, but Divy 620 reads padako; ajjheti vedeti cā ti padako); M. I, 386; A. I, 163, 166; Sn. 595; Miln. 10, 236. (Page 408)

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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

paḍaka (पडक).—n R A ripe betelnut (as on the tree, or as previously to any operation).

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paḍakā (पडका).—a (paḍaṇēṃ) Easily becoming thick or hoarse--a voice. Used with gaḷā, kaṇṭhadhvani, āvāja &c. 2 Falling, ruinous, dilapidated--a building.

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padaka (पदक).—n An ornament hanging over the breast like a medal or gorget. Usually appended to the necklace. 2 A sort of sweetmeat, a lozenge.

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

paḍakā (पडका).—a Easily becoming thick or hoarse. Falling, ruinous.

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padaka (पदक).—n An ornament hanging over the breast like a medal or gorget. Usually appended to the necklace. A sort of sweetmeat, a lozenge.

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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

Padaka (पदक).—A step, position, office; see पद (pada).

-kaḥ 1 An ornament of the neck.

2) One conversant with the पदपाठ (padapāṭha) q. v.

3) A निष्क (niṣka) or weight of gold.

Derivable forms: padakam (पदकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Padaka (पदक).—adj. or subst. m. (in Sanskrit Gr., versed in the padapāṭha; Pali id., interpreted by [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary] in this latter sense, but by Pali comms. generally more broadly, learned, especially in brahmanical learning), learned, in brahmanical learning (possibly more narrowly, in the padapāṭha): °ko vaiyākaraṇo Divyāvadāna 619.24; 620.19; Speyer on Avadāna-śataka ii.19.8 would em. Divyāvadāna. to padaśo with text of Avadāna-śataka, but this seems hardly necessary.

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Pādaka (पादक).—(m. or nt., in mgs. 1 and 2 = Sanskrit pāda), (1) foot of a bed or seat: Mahāvyutpatti 8512 = Tibetan ḥkhri ḥi rkaṅ ba (°ka-saṃpādanam); (2) upright pillar of a balustrade: Mahāvastu i.194.20 (em.); 195.1, 4; iii.227.8, 11 ff. (see sūcikā); (3) adj., connected with, relating to (Tibetan sbyor ba) a word (Sanskrit pada = Tibetan tshig), in pūrva-pā° Mahāvyutpatti 7616, paścāt- pā° 7617.

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

Padaka (पदक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A Brahman knowing the verses of the Vedas. 2. A Nishka, a weight of gold. 3. An ornament of the neck. n.

(-kaṃ) 1. Step. 2. Position. 3. Office. E. pada a verse, &c. and kan aff.

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

Padaka (पदक).—[pada + ka], n. 1. A step, Mahābhārata 13, 2789. 2. An office, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 29.

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Pādaka (पादक).—[pāda + ka], a substitute for pāda when latter part of a comp. adj., f. dikā, e. g. tri-, Three-footed, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 17, 30.

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

Pādaka (पादक).—[substantive] little foot; [adjective] —° foot i.[grammar] ([feminine] dikā).

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

1) Padaka (पदक):—[from pad] mfn. versed in the Pada-pāṭha, [Divyāvadāna] ([gana] kramādi)

2) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of ornament (= niṣka), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a man

4) [v.s. ...] [plural] his descendants [gana] yaskādi

5) [v.s. ...] n. a step, pace, [Mahābhārata]

6) [v.s. ...] an office, dignity, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

7) [v.s. ...] a foot, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) Pādaka (पादक):—[from pād] m. a small foot, [Ṛg-veda viii, 33, 19]

9) [from pād] mf(ikā)n. making a quarter of anything, [Varāha-mihira]

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

Padaka (पदक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A brāhman knowing the veda; a weight of gold; ornament of the neck.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Padaka (पदक):—(von pada)

1) n. a) Schritt: itaḥ prabhṛti yātavyaṃ padakaṃ padakaṃ śanaiḥ Schritt vor Schritt [Mahābhārata 13, 2789.] — b) Stellung, Amt: vyākhyātṛpadakaṃ cakre sa tasminsuramandire [Rājataraṅgiṇī 5, 29.] —

2) adj. proparox. mit dem Padapāṭha vertraut gaṇa kramādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 2, 61.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 7, 15.] —

3) m. a) = niṣka [ŚABDĀRTHAKALPAT.] bei [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] eine Art Halsschmuck (devapadacihnādiyuktatvāt) [Śabdakalpadruma] — b) Nomen proprium eines Mannes; pl. seine Nachkommen gaṇa yaskādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 4, 63.] —

4) f. padikā s. tri, dvi .

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Pādaka (पादक):—

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Padaka (पदक):—

1) c) Fuss [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 2, 38. 47, 51.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Padaka (पदक):——

1) *Adj. mit dem Padapāṭha vertraut.

2) *m. — a) eine Art Schmuck ( niṣka) — b) Nomen proprium eines Mananes ; Pl. sein Geschlecht.

3) n. — a) Schritt. — b) Stellung , Amt. — c) Fuss.

4) am Ende eines adj. Comp. in tripadikā und dvipadikā.

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Pādaka (पादक):——

1) Füsschen. Am Ende eines adj. Comp. Fuss ; f. dikā (dakā fehlerhaft). —

2) Adj. (f. dikā) ein Viertel von Etwas ausmachend [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhatsaṃhitā 77,30.]

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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

Padaka (पदक) [Also spelled padak]:—(nm) a medal, medallion; badge.

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