Padi, Pāḍī, Paḍi: 14 definitions


Padi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Paḍi is the name of a tank that was situated in Utarapura-atana: a sub-district of Upalabijaka, which existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Source: Shodhganga: A study of place names of Nalgonda district

Padi or Vadi is one of the terms designating an ‘administrative division’ used in the inscriptions of Andhra Pradesh.—Padi is variously understood as a military camp, hamlet, quarters and district. In the sense of a large district or territory this appellation was employed by the Cholas. But at the time of the Early Pallavas padi was meant for a small division like Nadattapati. For the Cholas Perumbanapadi was an extensive sub-division of Jayangondasola-mandalam. The appellation vadi seems to be a variant of padi. Some of the known vadi divisons, also under the Cholas, are Kandravadi, Noyyana-vadi, Odda-vadi and natavadi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Paḍi.—(EI 21), a measure. Note: paḍi 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 mythology, zoology, 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Padi in Indonesia is the name of a plant defined with Oryza sativa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oryza sativa var. melanacra Körn. (among others).

2) Padi is also identified with Smilax setosa It has the synonym Smilax barbata (Miq.) Wall. ex A. DC., nom. superfl . (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Monographiae Phanerogamarum (1878)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Handbuch des Getreidebaus (1885)
· Flora de Filipinas ed. 1 (1837)
· Acta Genetica Sinica (1990)
· Blumea, Supplement (1946)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāḍī (पाडी).—f A female calf (of a cow, not of a buffalo). 2 The name of a freshwater fish.

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pāḍī (पाडी).—f (In the muṛhēṃ region. Probably from H A hill-bearer.) A set of palanquin bearers.

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

pāḍī (पाडी).—f A female calf.

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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

Padi (पदि).—Ved.

1) An animal moving with its feet.

2) A bird.

Derivable forms: padiḥ (पदिः).

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

Padī (पदी).—see 3. pad and pada.

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

Padi (पदि):—[from pad] m. ([probably]) a kind of animal, [Ṛg-veda i, 125, 2 (a bird, Mahīdhara]; = gantu, [Nirukta, by Yāska v, 18]).

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Padi 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Padī (पदी):—(nf) a series of steps.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Paḍi (पडि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Paṭin.

2) Paḍi (पडि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prati.

3) Paḍi (पडि) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prati.

4) Paḍī (पडी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Paṭī.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paḍi (ಪಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a unit of measure (widely, half a seer).

2) [noun] a container that can hold this quantity.

3) [noun] the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a standard; a measure.

4) [noun] a piece, as of metal, of a specific standard heaviness, used on a balance or scale in weighing; a weight.

5) [noun] a unit of land measure.

6) [noun] daily allowance given in the form of grain.

7) [noun] food offered to a deity or person.

8) [noun] grain, food given as alms.

9) [noun] a way or method in which something is done, happens or must be done; a manner.

10) [noun] the footrest in mounting and riding; a stirrup.

11) [noun] a rest for the foot in climbing, as a stair or the rung of a ladder; a step.

12) [noun] ಪಡಿ ಬೇಡು [padi bedu] paḍi bēḍu to ask for alms (symbolically for religious purpose); ಪಡಿಯಕ್ಕಿ [padiyakki] paḍiyakki a measure of rice equal to a ಪಡಿ [padi]; 2. rice given in lieu of money as daily allowance.

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Paḍi (ಪಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the movable structure fixed to the door-frame, window-frame, etc., usu. with hinges, for opening and closing entrance to a building, room, etc.; a door.

2) [noun] the from of the door.

3) [noun] a place for entering; door, gate, etc.; an entrance.

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Paḍi (ಪಡಿ):—

1) [noun] that which is equal, similar.

2) [noun] the quality of resembling or being equal; resemblance; likeness; equality.

3) [noun] that which is or can be used as an alternative to; that with which something can be replaced perfectly or almost perfectly.

4) [noun] a thing made just like another; imitation of an original; full reproduction or transcription; a copy; a replica; a fascimile.

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Paḍi (ಪಡಿ):—[noun] a kind of good quality cloth.

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Paḍi (ಪಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a long, narrow cleft or crack in a rock or between two rocks.

2) [noun] a piece of stone that is flat, broad and fairly thick; a slab of stone.

3) [noun] a depression in the ground where water may get stagnated.

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Padi (ಪದಿ):—

1) [verb] to insert an inset in; to set a jewel ornamental piece, etc. into a surface as to make a design, to decorate, etc.; to inlay.

2) [verb] to lay stone slabs, tiles, bricks on the ground as to make a path.

3) [verb] to hide something in the ground; to bury.

4) [verb] to uncover or expose by digging; to unearth.

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Padi (ಪದಿ):—

1) [noun] a place of shelter or dwelling; a house, nest, etc.

2) [noun] the base on which something rests; the supporting part of a wall, house, etc.; basement; foundation.

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Padi (ಪದಿ):—[noun] (only in comp.) ten.

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Pāḍi (ಪಾಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a way of doing, being done or happening; mode of action, occurrence, etc.; manner.

2) [noun] a practice so long established that it has the force of social or religious law; a custom.

3) [noun] the obligation a servant owes to his master.

4) [noun] the relation that exists between friends; friendship.

5) [noun] the quality or state of being equal; edquality.

6) [noun] the extent, dimensions, capacity, etc. of anything, esp. as determined by a standard.

7) [noun] attractiveness; beauty.

8) [noun] the quality of being proper, fitting or suitable; fitness; propriety.

9) [noun] a thin sheet or layer; a membrane; a screen.

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Pāḍi (ಪಾಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a village, town.

2) [noun] a region or district.

3) [noun] a shed or building where cattle are sheltered and fed; a cow-shed.

4) [noun] a row of houses.

5) [noun] an army or a division of an army.

6) [noun] a temporary place where a military force has stayed or to be stayed; an army camp.

7) [noun] a group of attendants or servants.

8) [noun] a soldier.

9) [noun] a place enclosed by a wall, fence, etc.

10) [noun] an extension in town or city.

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Pāḍi (ಪಾಡಿ):—

1) [noun] a area having hills and hillocks.

2) [noun] (mus.) name of a Hindūstāni mode.

3) [noun] (mus.) name of Karnāṭaka rāga (musical mode) derived from the main mode Mayāmāḷavagauḷa.

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Pāḍi (ಪಾಡಿ):—[noun] a kind of net used by animal pouhers.

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Pādi (ಪಾದಿ):—

1) [noun] a path, way, road, etc.

2) [noun] a number of persons or things arranged in a line; a row.

3) [noun] a course of action; method or manner of doing something; a way.

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Pādi (ಪಾದಿ):—[noun] = ಪಾದಾತಿ - [padati -] 2.

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