Padati, aka: Padāti, Pādāti; 6 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Itihasa (narrative history)

Padāti (पदाति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.50) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Padāti) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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Padati in Purana glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Padāti (पदाति).—One of the eight sons of Janamejaya, a King of Kuruvaṃśa. The others are Dhṛtarāṣṭra, Pāṇḍu, Bālhīka, Niṣadha, Jāmbūnada, Kuṇḍodara and Vasāti. (The Pāṇḍu and Dhṛtarāṣṭra mentioned here are not the fathers of Kauravapāṇḍavas.).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Padāti, (padadāti, padeti) (pa+) 1. to give, bestow Pv. I, 116 (ger. padatvā, perhaps better to read ca datvā, as v. l. BB); J. III, 279 (fut. padassati); V, 394 (id.). ‹-› 2. to acquire, take, get J. I, 190 (inf. padātave, C. gahetuṃ).—Pass padīyati (q. v.). (Page 409)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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

padāti (पदाति).—m S A foot-soldier, a pedestrian, a footman gen.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

padāti (पदाति).—m A foot-soldier, a pedestrian.

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

Padāti (पदाति).—[padbhyāmatati, at-ac]

1) A foot-soldier; 'पदातिपत्तिपदगपादातिकपदाजयः (padātipattipadagapādātikapadājayaḥ)' Ak.; R. 7.37.

2) A pedestrian (walking on foot); U.5.12.

Derivable forms: padātiḥ (पदातिः).

See also (synonyms): padāji, padāta.

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Pādāti (पादाति).—A foot-soldier.

Derivable forms: pādātiḥ (पादातिः).

See also (synonyms): pādātika, pādāvika.

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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