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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)