Purvapada, Pūrvapada, Purva-pada: 11 definitions

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Purvapada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद).—Anterior member, the first out of the two members of a compound, as contrasted with the next member which is उत्तरपद (uttarapada); cf. पूर्व-पदोत्तरपदयोरेकोदशः पूर्वपदत्यान्तवद्भवति (pūrva-padottarapadayorekodaśaḥ pūrvapadatyāntavadbhavati), M. Bh. on P.VI.1.85 Vart. 4.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Purvapada in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pūrvapada (पूर्वपद).—n (S) The precept, rule, maxim &c. which a Haridas or legend-expounder delivers at the opening of his lecture; and which he strives, by an apt arrangement of arguments and illustrations, to introduce again at the conclusion developed and established. Hence pūrvapadāsa yēṇēṃ To revert to the first or former state;--a work after much labor bestowed upon it, a person after efforts to reform. 2 The first member (of a compounded word, sentence, verse &c.)

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

pūrvapada (पूर्वपद).—n The procept, with which a Haridas opens his discourse. pūrvapadāsa yēṇēṃ To revert to the first or former state.

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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

[«previous next»] — Purvapada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद).—the first member of a compound or sentence.

Derivable forms: pūrvapadam (पूर्वपदम्).

Pūrvapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrva and pada (पद).

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

Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद) or Pūrvvapada.—n.

(-daṃ) The first member of a compounded word, of a sentence, a verse. &c. E. pūrva preceeding, and pada a ward, &c.

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

Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद).—[neuter] first member of a compound ([grammar]).

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Pūrvapāda (पूर्वपाद).—[masculine] forefoot.

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

1) Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद):—[=pūrva-pada] [from pūrva] n. the first member of a [compound] [Prātiśākhya; Pāṇini] etc.

2) Pūrvapāda (पूर्वपाद):—[=pūrva-pāda] [from pūrva] m. a forefoot, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a man ([varia lectio] pūjya-p), [Catalogue(s)]

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

Pūrvapada (पूर्वपद):—[pūrva-pada] (daṃ) 1. n. The 1st member of a compounded word or clause.

[Sanskrit to German]

Purvapada 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Purvapada in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pūrvapada (ಪೂರ್ವಪದ):—[noun] (gram.) the first member or word of a compound word.

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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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