Padapurana, aka: Padapūraṇa, Pada-purana; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Pādapūraṇa (पादपूरण).—Completion of the fourth part or Pāda of a stanza or verse; cf. सोचि लोपे चेत् पादपूरणम् (soci lope cet pādapūraṇam) P. VI.1.134, also प्रसमुपोदः पादपूरणे (prasamupodaḥ pādapūraṇe) VIII. 1.6. As many times some particles, not with any specific or required sense, were used for the completion of a Pāda, such particles were called पाद्पूरण (pādpūraṇa) ; cf. सत्त्वाभिधायकं नाम निपातः पादपूरणः (sattvābhidhāyakaṃ nāma nipātaḥ pādapūraṇaḥ) R.Pr.XII.7; also निपातस्त्वर्था-संभवे पादपूरणो भवति (nipātastvarthā-saṃbhave pādapūraṇo bhavati) V. Pr. VIII.50 Uvvața.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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padapūraṇa : (nt.) an expletive particle.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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

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pādapūraṇa (पादपूरण).—n (S) The completion or filling up of a stanza &c. 2 A common name of six letters (tū, hi, ca, sma, ha, vai) appropriated by poetic necessity to complete the feet of a wanting stanza. 3 fig. An expletive. 4 fig. Filling up of an hiatus or gap: also matter so serving.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pādapūraṇa (पादपूरण).—n The filling up of a stanza &c. An expletive.

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

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Pādapūraṇa (पादपूरण).—

1) filling out a line; P.VI.1.134.

2) an expletive; तु पादपूरणे भेदे समुच्चयेऽवधारणे (tu pādapūraṇe bhede samuccaye'vadhāraṇe) Viśva.

Derivable forms: pādapūraṇam (पादपूरणम्).

Pādapūraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāda and pūraṇa (पूरण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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