Tripad, Tri-pad, Tripād: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tripad (त्रिपद्) or Tripād (त्रिपाद्).—m. Ved.

1) Viṣṇu.

2) fever (personified).

Tripad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and pad (पद्). See also (synonyms): tripāt.

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Tripād (त्रिपाद्).—a.

1) having three feet.

2) consisting of three parts, having three fourths; राघवः शिथिलं तस्थौ भुवि धर्मस्त्रिपादिव (rāghavaḥ śithilaṃ tasthau bhuvi dharmastripādiva) R.15.96.

3) trinomial. (-m.)

1) an epithet of Viṣṇu in his dwarf incarnation.

2) the Supreme Being.

Tripād is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and pād (पाद्).

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

Tripād (त्रिपाद्).—m. (-pād) 1. A name of Vishnu. 2. Fever, (personified.) E. tri three, and pāda foot or part, three-footed, alluding to Vishnu'S three steps which paced the universe; and the demon of fever is described in the Puranas, with three feet, and three heads, alluding probably to its three stages of cold, hot, and sweating.

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

Tripad (त्रिपद्).—or tripad (pād), [feminine] tripadī = seq., also making three steps; [substantive] three quarters, [masculine] [Epithet] of Viṣṇu.

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

1) Tripad (त्रिपद्):—[=tri-pad] [from tri] m. (pād) f. (pād [Pāṇini 4f.]; padī [gana] kumbhapady-ādi) n. three-footed, [Ṛg-veda x, 117, 8; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Chāndogya-upaniṣad; Raghuvaṃśa] (Dharma), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (Viṣṇu, Yajña, Jvara)

2) [v.s. ...] making 3 steps, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] having 3 divisions (a stanza), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (Sāvitrī, Gāyatrī), [Chandaḥ-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] trinomial

5) [v.s. ...] three-fourths, [Ṛg-veda x, 90, 3 f.]

6) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Daitya, [Mahābhārata ix, 2693]

7) Tripād (त्रिपाद्):—[=tri-pād] [from tri] See -pad

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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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