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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

आदि (ādim

  1. beginning
  2. commencement

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Balinese: ᬆᬤᬶ (adi)
  • Hindi: आदि (ādi)
  • Telugu: ఆది (ādi)

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