Padu, Paḍū, Pādū, Padusale: 11 definitions


Padu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Padu in Brazil is the name of a plant defined with Erythroxylum coca in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Erythroxylum chilpei E. Machado (among others).

2) Padu in Indonesia is also identified with Carica papaya It has the synonym Vasconcellea peltata (Hook. & Arn.) A. DC. (etc.).

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

· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1804)
· Anales Cientificos (1968)
· Flore des Antilles (1824)
· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· Flora of Ecuador (1989)
· Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum (1811)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Padu, for example pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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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

paḍū (पडू).—a W Commonly paḍyā.

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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

Pādū (पादू).—f. A shoe.

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

Pādu (पादु).—f.

(-duḥ) Walking. E. pad to go, aff. uṇ .

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Pādū (पादू).—f.

(-dūḥ) A shoe. E. pad to go, Unadi aff. ū, ṇicca .

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

Pādu (पादु).—[masculine] foot, step; place.

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Pādū (पादू).—[feminine] the same.

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

1) Pādu (पादु):—[from pād] m. a foot, [Ṛg-veda] (cf. [Nirukta, by Yāska iv, 15])

2) [v.s. ...] a place, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra]

3) Pādū (पादू):—[from pād] f. a shoe or slipper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pādū (पादू):—(dūḥ) 3. f. A shoe.

[Sanskrit to German]

Padu 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Paḍu (पडु) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Paṭu.

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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

Paḍu (ಪಡು):—

1) [verb] to lie horizontlly or nearly horzontally on a surface, as bed, couch, ground, etc.

2) [verb] to fall down.

3) [verb] (the sun) to godown (in the west) and disappear; to set.

4) [verb] to cease to live; to die.

5) [verb] to have sexual intercourse.

6) [verb] to have the use or benefit of; to have as one’s advantage; to enjoy.

7) [verb] to undergo (hardship, suffering, distress, etc.).

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Paḍu (ಪಡು):—

1) [noun] uncultivated land; fallow land.

2) [noun] the direction in which the sun sets; west.

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Paḍusāle (ಪಡುಸಾಲೆ):—

1) [noun] the front hall or room where guests are received; drawing room.

2) [noun] the frontage of a house.

3) [noun] a room or rooms inside the outer wall of a temple, for pilgrims.

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Pāḍu (ಪಾಡು):—

1) [verb] to sing a song or elaborate a musical mode.

2) [verb] to produce musical sounds.

3) [verb] to praise esp. excessively or unduly.

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Pāḍu (ಪಾಡು):—

1) [noun] a lyrical composition that is tuned to be sung; a song.

2) [noun] (rhet.) a kind of poetical composition.

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Pāḍu (ಪಾಡು):—

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

2) [noun] manner or state of being; condition.

3) [noun] a matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; one’s concern.

4) [noun] the state of well-being; welfare.

5) [noun] the state of being unhappy, distressed, miserable or unfortunate.

6) [noun] a solemn vow to do or to restrain from doing.

7) [noun] greatness; solemnity.

8) [noun] state or instance of being equal; equality.

9) [noun] that which is correct, apt, appropriate.

10) [noun] a fruit sufficiently grown to become ripe soon.

11) [noun] the regular fall of the surface of oceans, seas caused by the sun and moon.

12) [noun] ಪಾಡು ಮಾಡು [padu madu] pāḍu māḍu to set right; to correct; ಪಾಡಾಗು [padagu] pāḍāgu to be or become okay or all right; 2. (a fruit) to reach almost the stage of being ripe; 3. to give room to; 4. to come to a satisfactory stage; ಪಾಡಿಗೆ ಬರು [padige baru] pāḍige baru = ಪಾಡಾಗು - [padagu -] 2.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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