Vadu, Vādu: 2 definitions


Vadu means something in the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

Vādu is the name of a locality mentioned in the “Cintra stone inscription of Aparāditya I”. Vādu, where the astrologers who received the gift were residing, may be Vandelī in the Muruḍ Mahāl of the Kolābā District.

These stone inscriptions (mentioning Vādu) were in the vicinity of the Jogeśvarī Cave to the north of Bombay in the Sālsette island. It is dated on the twelfth tithi of the bright fortnight of Caitra in the Śaka year 1059, the cyclic year being Piṅgala.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaḍu (ವಡು):—[noun] a barrier built to hold flowing water back; a dam.

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Vādu (ವಾದು):—

1) [noun] anything uttered that is meaningful and intentional; speech.

2) [noun] discussion between two parties who differ in their views or aim.

3) [noun] a solemn declaration or promise.

4) [noun] an association of two similar or amicable persons or things.

5) [noun] imputation of guilt or blame; accusation; reproach; scornful remark.

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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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