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Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit पाद (pāda).


पाद (pādm

  1. the foot (of all living things)
  2. the leg

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit पर्द (parda).


पाद (pādm

  1. a fart



Formed from the accusative singular पादम् (pādam) of पद् (pád).


पाद (pā́dam

  1. the foot (of men and animals)
  2. the foot or leg of an inanimate object, column, pillar
  3. wheel
  4. a foot as a measure
  5. the foot or root of a tree.
  6. the foot or a hill at the foot of a mountain
  7. bottom
  8. a ray or beam of light (considered as the foot of a heavenly body)
  9. quarter, fourth Part (the fourth of a quadruped being one out of 4)
  10. quadrant (of a circle)
  11. a verse or line (as the fourth part of a regular stanza)
  12. the caesura of a verse agni-purāṇa, the chapter of a book


Masculine a-stem declension of पाद
Nom. sg. पादः (pādaḥ)
Gen. sg. पादस्य (pādasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative पादः (pādaḥ) पादौ (pādau) पादाः (pādāḥ)
Vocative पाद (pāda) पादौ (pādau) पादाः (pādāḥ)
Accusative पादम् (pādam) पादौ (pādau) पादान् (pādān)
Instrumental पादेन (pādena) पादाभ्याम् (pādābhyām) पादैः (pādaiḥ)
Dative पादाय (pādāya) पादाभ्याम् (pādābhyām) पादेभ्यः (pādebhyaḥ)
Ablative पादात् (pādāt) पादाभ्याम् (pādābhyām) पादेभ्यः (pādebhyaḥ)
Genitive पादस्य (pādasya) पादयोः (pādayoḥ) पादानाम् (pādānām)
Locative पादे (pāde) पादयोः (pādayoḥ) पादेषु (pādeṣu)