Padika, aka: Pādika; 5 Definition(s)
Padika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pādika (पादिक).—The time of the night, calculated from the moment of the moon.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 45.
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India history and geogprahy
Pādika.—cf. Telugu-Kannaḍa pātika (CITD); one-fourth of anything; (1/64)th part of the coin termed pagoda (q.v.). Note: pādika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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Languages of India and abroad
padika : (adj.) consisting of poetical lines. (m.) a pedestrian.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Padika, (adj.) (fr. pada 1; cp. padaka3) consisting of feet or parts, —fold; dvādasa° twelve fold J. I, 75 (paccayākāra). (Page 409)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
1) Going on foot, pedestrian.
2) One Pada long.
3) Containing only one division.
-kaḥ A footman.
-kam The point of the foot.
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Pādika (पादिक).—a. (-kī f.)
1) Amounting to a quarter or fourth; पादिकं शतम् (pādikaṃ śatam), 25 per cent.
2) Lasting for a quarter of the time; Ms 3.1.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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