Pavada, Pavāda: 6 definitions


Pavada means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Pavāda, (pa+vad, cp. Epic Sk. pravāda talk, saying) talk, disputation, discussion D. I, 26, 162; M. I, 63; Sn. 538. (Page 443)

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pavāḍā (पवाडा) [or पंवाडा, paṃvāḍā].—m A panegyric or encomiastic piece in a kind of alliterative poetry recounting the achievements of a warrior, the talents and attainments of a scholar, or the powers, virtues, and excellencies of a person gen.

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pāvaḍā (पावडा).—m A flook of an anchor or a grapnel.

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

pavāḍā (पवाडा) [or pavāṇḍā, or पवांडा].—m Encomiastic song.

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pāvaḍā (पावडा).—m A flook of an anchor.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pavāḍā (पवाडा):—(nm) a long boring narrative, dry unending tale.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Pavaḍa (पवड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prapat.

2) Pavāḍa (पवाड) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Prapāta.

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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

Pavāḍa (ಪವಾಡ):—

1) [noun] an event or action that apparently contradicts known scientific laws and is hence thought to be due to supernatural causes, esp. to an act of God; a miracle.

2) [noun] (fig.) a remarkable event or thing; marvel; a miracle.

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Pavāḍa (ಪವಾಡ):—[noun] = ಪವಡೆ [pavade].

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Pāvaḍa (ಪಾವಡ):—[noun] = ಪಾವುಡ [pavuda]1.

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Pāvaḍa (ಪಾವಡ):—[noun] = ಪಾವುಡ [pavuda]2.

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Pāvaḍa (ಪಾವಡ):—[noun] an agricultural implement used for heaping grain on the thresh-floor.

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Pāvaḍa (ಪಾವಡ):—[noun] a ring with a flat bottom hung by a strap, usu. on each side of a saddle and used as a footrest in mounting and riding; a stirrup.

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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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