Tripada, aka: Tri-pada; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Tripada (त्रिपद).—Made up of a collection of three padas or words; the word is used in connection with a Rk or a portion of the kramapatha: cf. यथोक्तं पुनरुक्तं त्रिपदप्रभृति (yathoktaṃ punaruktaṃ tripadaprabhṛti) T.Pr.I.61. The word is found used in connection with a bahuvrihi compound made up of three words; cf. the term त्रिपद-बहुव्रीहि (tripada-bahuvrīhi).

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tripāda (त्रिपाद).—A demon. In the battle between the demons and the devas Subrahmaṇya slew this demon. (Śloka 75, Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geogprahy

Tripada.—(LP), the three chief account books, viz. rojmol, khātā-vahī and pāvtī-vahī. Note: tripada is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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tripada (त्रिपद).—a (S) Tripedal or three-footed. 2 Of three lines--a stanza. 3 In arithmetic. Trinomial.

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tripāda (त्रिपाद).—a S Of which three-fourths are included under one rāśi or sign--a constellation, such as kṛttikā, punarvasu &c. 2 Used as s m Such a constellation. tri0 lāgaṇēṃ in. con. To die under the prevalence of a constellation called tri0 This is considered as unfortunate.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tripada (त्रिपद).—a (In arithmetic.) Trinomial.

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

Tripada (त्रिपद).—a. three-footed.

-dam a tripod; त्रिपदैः करकैः स्थालैः (tripadaiḥ karakaiḥ sthālaiḥ) ...... Śiva. B.22. 62.

Tripada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and pada (पद).

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Tripāda (त्रिपाद).—

1) the Supreme Being.

2) fever.

Derivable forms: tripādaḥ (त्रिपादः).

Tripāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and pāda (पाद).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tripada (त्रिपद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-dī-daṃ) 1. Three-footed. 2. Having three lines or divisions, (a stanza.) 3. (In Arithmetic,) Trinomial. n.

(-daṃ) 1. A tripod. f.

(-dā) A verse of three lines, as the Gayatri. f. (-dī) 1. A creeper, (Cissus pedata.) 2. The girth of an elephant. E. tri three, and pada a foot.

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