Ashtapada, Aṣṭapada, Aṣṭāpada, Ashtan-pada: 23 definitions


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Ashtapada has 21 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Aṣṭapada and Aṣṭāpada can be transliterated into English as Astapada or Ashtapada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Ashtapada in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aṣṭapāda (अष्टपाद):—(a + pā)

1) adj. achtfüssig [Mahābhārata 3, 10665.] —

2) m. eine Art Spinne [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 5, 13.]

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Aṣṭāpada (अष्टापद):—(a + pada)

1) m. Spinne [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 135.] [Medinīkoṣa d. 44.] —

2) m. Wurm [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] —

3) m. ein fabelhaftes Thier mit 8 Füssen (śarabha) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 5, 2. 3, 3, 202.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1286,] [Scholiast] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] —

4) m. eine Art Jasmin, = aṣṭāpadī [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] —

5) m. Keil [Dharaṇīkoṣa im Śabdakalpadruma] —

6) m. der Berg Kailāsa [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1028.] —

7) ein getäfeltes Brett mit 8 Feldern zum Würfelspiel, m. n. [Amarakoṣa 2, 10, 46.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 487.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 202.] [Hārāvalī 171.] m. [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] im comp. [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 5, 12.] aṣṭāpadena [Harivaṃśa 6752. 6761.] [Lot. de Lassen’s Anthologie b. l. 363.] —

8) Gold, m. n. [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 96.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1043.] m. [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] f. [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa] āvarjitāṣṭāpadakumbhatoyaiḥ [Kumārasaṃbhava 7, 10.] — Im gaṇa ardharcādi, der Wörter enthält, die zugleich m. und n. sind, findet sich auch aṣṭāpada; vgl. auch [Siddhāntakaumudī.251], b, [6.]

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Aṣṭapada (अष्टपद):—[(aṣṭan + pada)] adj. f. ā aus acht Pada bestehend [Prātiśākhya zum Ṛgveda 18, 24.] Davon nom. abstr. f. [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 102.]

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Aṣṭāpada (अष्टापद):—

8) padasthāne dakṣa mudreva (so die ed. Bomb.) lakṣyate [Mahābhārata 12, 10983.] Der Schol., der auch die andere Lesart kennt, erklärt aṣṭāpadapada n. durch suvarṇakārṣāpaṇa . Goldbarren wurde wohl das Zeichen Aṣṭāpada aufgedrückt, das auf diese Weise eine Bez. des Goldes selbst wurde. —

9) f. ā (sc. ṛc) eine aus acht Pada bestehende Strophe [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 120.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aṣṭapada (अष्टपद):—Adj. (f. ā) achtstollig. Davon Nom.abstr. f.

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Aṣṭapāda (अष्टपाद):——

1) Adj. achtfüssig.

2) *m. — a) eine Art Spinne. — b) das fabelhafte Thier Śarabha [Rājan 19,4.]

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Aṣṭāpada (अष्टापद):——

1) m. — a) *Spinne. — b) *Raupe , Wurm. — c) *das fabelhafte Thier Śarabha. — d) *eine Jasminart. — e) *Keil. — f) *Beiname des Berges Kailāsa. —

2) m. n. — a) ein getäfeltes Brett mit acht mal acht Feldern zum Würfelspiel. vyāpāra m. Würfelspiel [Kād. (1872) 99,6.] — b) Gold.

3) f. ā eine achtzeilige Strophe.

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