Shatpad, Ṣaṭpad, Ṣaṭpād: 4 definitions


Shatpad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Ṣaṭpad and Ṣaṭpād can be transliterated into English as Satpad or Shatpad, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ṣaṭpad (षट्पद्).—[feminine] ṣaṭpadī having six feet or containing six verses.

Ṣaṭpad can also be spelled as Ṣaṭpād (षट्पाद्).

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

1) Ṣaṭpad (षट्पद्):—[=ṣaṭ-pad] [from ṣaṭ > ṣaṣ] mf(padī)n. (ṣaṭ-; strong base -pād) six-footed, [Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] one who advances or has advanced six steps, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] (a verse) consisting of six divisions or Pādas ([nominative case] f. -pāt), [Atharva-veda; Anukramaṇikā]

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Shatpad 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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