Rad: 9 definitions

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Rad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rad (रद्).—1 P. (radati)

1) To split, rend.

2) To scratch.

3) To gnaw.

4) To dig.

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

Rad (रद्).—r. 1st cl. (radati) 1. To divide, to split, to ear or break. 2. To dig, to delve, to root.

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

Rad (रद्).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To split, to divide. 2. To dig.

— Cf. probably [Gothic.] lêtan, [Anglo-Saxon.] laetan (cf. the vedic use of rad); [Latin] rādere, rōdere (cf. rada, radana), perhaps rădius.

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

Rad (रद्).—radati radate [participle] radita scratch, gnaw, rend, dig open (a way), guide, lead into a course (a river), convey or bring to ([dative]).

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

1) Rad (रद्):—[class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha iii, 16]) radati (rarely [Ātmanepada] te; [Vedic or Veda] [imperative] ratsi; [perfect tense] rarāda, [Ṛg-veda]; [Aorist] arAdIt [grammar]; [future] raditā, diṣyati, [ib.]),

—to scratch, scrape, gnaw, bite, rend, dig, break, split, divide, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Suśruta];

—to cut, open (a road or path), [Ṛg-veda];

—to lead (a river) into a channel, [ib.];

—to convey to, bestow on, give, dispense, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]

2) cf. [Latin] rad-o, rod-o; [English] rat.

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

Rad (रद्):—radati 1. a. To divide; to dig.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rad 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Rad in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a tooth; ~[cchada] the lips; -[chada] teeth-marks (esp. on the cheeks, left in amatorial sport); ~[na] a tooth..—rad (रद) is alternatively transliterated as Rada.

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