pāda

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Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ped- (foot). Cognates include Avestan pad-, pâdha, Persian پا(), Sanskrit पद् (pád), Hittite 𒉺𒋫 (pa-ta), Latin pēs (genitive pedis), Tocharian B paiyye, Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėda. The Proto-Indo-European root was also the source of Ancient Greek πούς (poús) (genitive ποδός (podós)), Doric πῶς (pôs), Old Armenian ոտն (otn), and Old English fōt (English foot). , Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐍄𐌿𐍃 (fōtus).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pāda

  1. The base or bottom of anything.
  2. foot (unit of measure)

Pali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *pā́ts, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pā́ts, from Proto-Indo-European pṓts (foot). Cognate with Sanskrit पद् (pád), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬛(pad), Hittite 𒉺𒋫 (pa-ta), Ancient Greek πούς (poús), Latin pēs, Tocharian B paiyye, Lithuanian pāda (sole (foot)), Old Armenian ոտն (otn), Persian پا(), German Fuß, Old English fōt (whence English foot).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāda m or n

  1. foot
  2. foot of a mountain
  3. foot of a verse; a verse typically contains four feet.
  4. a coin worth a quarter of a larger valued one

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Thai: บาท (bàat)

References[edit]

pāda”, in Pali Text Society, editor, Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead, 1921-1925.