Pithada, Piṭhaḍā: 3 definitions



Pithada means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (History)

Pīthaḍa (पीथड) is the son of Caṇḍasiṃha, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Accordingly, “Lalla and Pīṭhada restored the temples destroyed by the Mleccha”.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

piṭhaḍā (पिठडा).—m Commonly piṭhāḍa.

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piṭhāḍa (पिठाड).—n m sometimes piṭhāra m n & piṭhāḷā m (pīṭha Flour. Reducedness to flour, i. e. to dust or nothing.) Crumbled, comminuted, trampled, razed state; destroyed or consumed state gen. (e. g. utter clearance of the dishes at a feast, of the standing corn of a field &c.) v kara, pāḍa g. of o. 2 fig. Exhaustion, knocked up state (from overexertion &c.)

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

piṭhāḍa (पिठाड).—n m sometimes piṭhāra m n & pi- ṭhāḷā m Crumbled, consumed state. Exhaution.

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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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