आदि

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See also: आदा and आद

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit आदि (ādi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɑː.d̪iː/, [äː.d̪iː]

Noun[edit]

आदि (ādim

  1. beginning, source, origin

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

आदि (ādim

  1. (Indian Classical Music) the name of a tala, having 8 matras split into 3 vibhags of 4, 2, and 2 matras, respectively
    Synonym: आदिताल (āditāl)

Adverb[edit]

आदि (ādi)

  1. et cetera, and so on

Adjective[edit]

आदि (ādi) (indeclinable)

  1. primitive, ancient
  2. original

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

आदि m

  1. Devanagari script form of ādi (“beginning”)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 2; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      ते च खो अक्खरापि अकारादयो एकचत्तालीसं सुत्तन्तेसु सोपकारा होन्ति, तं यथा :-
      Te ca kho akkharāpi akārādayo ekacattālīsaṃ suttantesu sopakārā honti, taṃ yathā) :-
      And indeed as to the letters , there are forty one employed in the discourses; starting with 'a', they are:

Declension[edit]


Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आदि (ādim

  1. beginning
  2. commencement

Declension[edit]

Masculine i-stem declension of आदि (ādi)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative आदिः
ādiḥ
आदी
ādī
आदयः
ādayaḥ
Vocative आदे
āde
आदी
ādī
आदयः
ādayaḥ
Accusative आदिम्
ādim
आदी
ādī
आदीन्
ādīn
Instrumental आदिना / आद्या¹
ādinā / ādyā¹
आदिभ्याम्
ādibhyām
आदिभिः
ādibhiḥ
Dative आदये / आद्ये²
ādaye / ādye²
आदिभ्याम्
ādibhyām
आदिभ्यः
ādibhyaḥ
Ablative आदेः / आद्यः²
ādeḥ / ādyaḥ²
आदिभ्याम्
ādibhyām
आदिभ्यः
ādibhyaḥ
Genitive आदेः / आद्यः²
ādeḥ / ādyaḥ²
आद्योः
ādyoḥ
आदीनाम्
ādīnām
Locative आदौ
ādau
आद्योः
ādyoḥ
आदिषु
ādiṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic
  • ²Less common

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindi: आदि (ādi)
  • Old Javanese: ādi
  • Pali: ādi
  • Tamil: ஆதி (āti)
  • Telugu: ఆది (ādi)

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