Padavi, Padāvi: 13 definitions

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

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A locality in Ceylon where Udaya 1. built a large hall for the sick. Cv.xlix.19.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Padavī.—(EI 24), ‘an office’. Note: padavī 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paḍavī (पडवी).—f The veranda of a house, esp. the backportion. 2 A shed against a wall. 3 fig. The piece tacked on to an iralēṃ or rain-hood, to adapt it to shelter a head-load.

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padavī (पदवी).—f (S) A rank, station, post, office.

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

paḍavī (पडवी).—f The veranda of a house; esp. the back portion. A shed against a wall.

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padavī (पदवी).—f A rank, station, post, office.

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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

Padavi (पदवि) or Padavī (पदवी).—f. [pad-avi vā ṅīpa]

1) A way, road, path, course (fig. also); पवनपदवी (pavanapadavī) Me.8; अनुयाहि साधुपदवीम् (anuyāhi sādhupadavīm) Bh.2.77 'follow in the footsteps of the good'; Ś.4. 14; R.3.5;7.7;8.11;15.99; Bh.3.46; Ve.6.27; so स यौवनपदवीमारूढः (sa yauvanapadavīmārūḍhaḥ) Pt.1, 'he attained his majority' (grew up to man's estate).

2) Position, station, rank, dignity, office, post; एतत् स्तोत्रं प्रपठता विचार्य गुरवाक्यतः । प्राप्यते ब्रह्मपदवी सत्यं सत्यं न संशयः (etat stotraṃ prapaṭhatā vicārya guravākyataḥ | prāpyate brahmapadavī satyaṃ satyaṃ na saṃśayaḥ) || Tattvamasi Strotra.12.

3) A place, site.

4) Good conduct or behaviour.

Derivable forms: padaviḥ (पदविः).

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

Padavi (पदवि).—f. (-viḥ-vī) 1. A road, a path, a way. 2. Station, situation, degree, rank. 3. Place, site. E. pad to go, avi aff.; fem. aff. optionally ṅīp.

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

Padavī (पदवी).—i. e. pada + va + ī, f. 1. A road, a way, [Draupadīpramātha] 6, 9. 2. An office, [Pañcatantra] 13, 4.

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

Padavī (पदवी).—[masculine] ([nominative] vīs) leader, guide, usher; [feminine] ([nominative] ) path, way, track; reach, range (of eyes, ears, etc.); position, rank.

padaṃ padavyāṃ ([with] [genetive] or —°) dhā or nidhā tread in the footstep of a person, i.e. rival with him.

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

1) Padavi (पदवि):—[=pada-vi] [from pada > pad] f. = -vī, a way, path, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Padavī (पदवी):—[=pada-vī] [from pada > pad] m. ([nominative case] s) a leader, guide, forerunner, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] (cf. -vāya)

3) [v.s. ...] f. ([nominative case] ) a road, path, way, track, reach, range

4) [v.s. ...] [accusative] with √gam, etc., to go the way of (cf. under artha-padavī, ghana-, pavana-, mokṣa-, yauvana-, sādhu-, smaraṇa-, hāsya-; padam-√dhā or ni-√dhā padavyām [comp. or [genitive case]], to tread in the footsteps of a person id est. imitate or rival him), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] station, situation, place, site, [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra]

6) Pādavī (पादवी):—[from pāda > pād] see under pada, p. 583, [columns] 2, 3.

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

Padavi (पदवि):—[pada-vi] (viḥ-vī) 2. 3. f. A road; place.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Padavī (पदवी):—

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

Padavi (पदवि):—f. = padavī Weg , Pfad.

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Padavī (पदवी):——

1) m. (Nom. s Anführer , Wegweiser , Vortreter.

2) f. (Nom. padavī — a) Wegspur , Spur [Kād. (1872) 30,12]). Weg , Pfad , Weg zu (im Comp. vorangehend). padaṃ padavyāṃ nidhā den Fuss auf den Pfad von Jmd (Gen.) setzen , so v.a. es ihm nachthun wollen ; tpadavyāṃ padaṃ dhā so. v.a. sich damit oder mit ihm messen können [251,7] ; padavīm abhi-i den Weg von — betreten , so. v.a. gleichkommen , ähnlich sein ; padavīṃ pra-āp auf den Weg von — gelangen und padavīṃ samā-ruh den Weg von — betreten , so. v.a. sich einer Sache hingeben ; yauvanapadavīmārūḍhāḥ so v.a. in’s Jünglingsalter getreten ; padavīṃ yā den Weg des — betreten. so v.a. zum Gegenstand von Etwas (z.B. des Gelächters) werden. — b) Bereich (der Augen , Ohren , der Erinnerung). — c) Stellung , Amt [Jayadeva's Prasannarāghava 123,2.]

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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

Padavī (पदवी):—(nf) a title; status; rank; degree.

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