Padarakshana, Pādarakṣaṇa, Pada-rakshana: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Pādarakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Padaraksana or Padarakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pādarakṣaṇa (पादरक्षण).—

1) a cover for the feet.

2) a leather boot or shoe.

Derivable forms: pādarakṣaṇam (पादरक्षणम्).

Pādarakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāda and rakṣaṇa (रक्षण).

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

Pādarakṣaṇa (पादरक्षण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) A leather boot or shoe. E. pāda the foot, and rakṣaṇa protecting.

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

Pādarakṣaṇa (पादरक्षण):—[=pāda-rakṣaṇa] [from pāda > pād] n.

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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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