Vadavada, Vādāvāda, Vadāvada: 10 definitions


Vadavada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Vadāvada (वदावद) refers to a “speaker” (in parāṅkavadāvada, “a slanderer”), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.24.—Amara says “vado vadāvado vaktā”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vādāvāda (वादावाद).—m (vāda by redup.) General or great or reiterated discussion. Ex. giḷiyēlā bhēdā || sāriyēlā vādāvādā ||.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vadāvada (वदावद).—a. [atyantaṃ vadati vad-ac ni°]

1) A speaker, eloquent; सुभगमभिधास्यत्युद्दामा पराङ्कवदावदः (subhagamabhidhāsyatyuddāmā parāṅkavadāvadaḥ) N. 19.24.

2) Talkative, garrulous; यत्र यद् व्यञ्जयामास महमूदो वदावदः (yatra yad vyañjayāmāsa mahamūdo vadāvadaḥ) Śiva B.15.45.

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

Vadāvada (वदावद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Speaking, a speaker, able to speak, able to speak well, eloquent. E. vad to speak, aff. ac, the root repeated, and ā inserted.

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

Vadāvada (वदावद).— (an old [frequentative.] of vad + a), adj. Speaking, able to speak well.

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

1) Vadāvada (वदावद):—[from vad] mfn. ([probably] an old [Intensive]; cf. carācara, calācala etc.) speaking much or well, a speaker, [Pāṇini 6-1, 12], [vArttika] 6, [Patañjali] (cf. a-vadāvada).

2) Vādavāda (वादवाद):—[=vāda-vāda] [from vāda] mfn. causing a controversy, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] an assertion about a proposition, [ib.]

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

1) Vadāvada (वदावद):—[(daḥ-dā-daṃ) a.] Speaking eloquently. m. An orator.

2) Vādavāda (वादवाद):—[(daḥ-dā-daṃ) a.] Controversial.

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Vadavada 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Vaḍavaḍa (वडवड) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vilap.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaḍavaḍa (ವಡವಡ):—[noun] an onomatopoeic expression formed from imitating gabbling of a person.

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Vadāvada (ವದಾವದ):—

1) [noun] a man who speaks well and sensibly.

2) [noun] a talkative man.

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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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