Padanyasa, Pādanyāsa, Padanyāsa, Pada-nyasa: 10 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Padanyasa in Biology glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Padanyasa [पदन्यास] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Tribulus terrestris var. bicornutus (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Hadidi from the Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) family having the following synonyms: Tribulus bicornutus, Tribulus hispidus. For the possible medicinal usage of padanyasa, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Padanyasa in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pādanyāsa (पादन्यास).—m S Setting or placing of the feet, stepping.

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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

[«previous next»] — Padanyasa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Padanyāsa (पदन्यास).—

1) stepping, tread, step.

2) a foot-mark.

3) position of the feet in a particular attitude.

4) the plant गोक्षुर (gokṣura).

5) writing down verses or quarters of verses; अप्रगल्भाः पदन्यासे जननीरागहेतवः । सन्त्येके बहुलालापाः कवयो बालका इव (apragalbhāḥ padanyāse jananīrāgahetavaḥ | santyeke bahulālāpāḥ kavayo bālakā iva) || Trivikramabhaṭṭa.

Derivable forms: padanyāsaḥ (पदन्यासः).

Padanyāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pada and nyāsa (न्यास).

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Pādanyāsa (पादन्यास).—movement of the feet; पादन्यासो लयमनुगतः (pādanyāso layamanugataḥ) M.2.9.

Derivable forms: pādanyāsaḥ (पादन्यासः).

Pādanyāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāda and nyāsa (न्यास).

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

Padanyāsa (पदन्यास).—m.

(-saḥ) 1. Step, pace. 2. Conduct, procedure. 3. Position of the feet in a particular attitude. 4. A plant; also gokṣura. E. pada, and nyāsa gesticulation.

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

Padanyāsa (पदन्यास).—[masculine] putting down the feet, tread, footmark.

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Pādanyāsa (पादन्यास).—[masculine] placing the feet or throwing the rays, step, footprint.

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

1) Padanyāsa (पदन्यास):—[=pada-nyāsa] [from pada > pad] m. putting down the feet, step, footmark, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] position of the feet in a [particular] attitude, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] conduct, procedure (?) idem

4) [v.s. ...] writing down (quarters of) verses, [Kāvya literature]

5) [v.s. ...] Asteracantha Longifolia or Tribulus Lanuginosus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Pādanyāsa (पादन्यास):—[=pāda-nyāsa] [from pāda > pād] m. putting down or placing the feet, [Rāmāyaṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] casting rays (said of the moon), [Śakuntalā]

8) [v.s. ...] a dance or measured step, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary - 1. 2.]

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

Padanyāsa (पदन्यास):—[pada-nyāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. 1. m. Step, pace, conduct; posture; a plant.

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Padanyasa 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

[«previous next»] — Padanyasa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Padanyāsa (ಪದನ್ಯಾಸ):—

1) [noun] = ಪದನ್ಯಸನ [padanyasana].

2) [noun] an impression made by a foot or feet; a foot-print.

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Pādanyāsa (ಪಾದನ್ಯಾಸ):—[noun] the manner of stepping.

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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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