- a unit of Sanskrit or Vedic poetic meter, a series of light and heavy syllables, usually one quarter of a four-line stanza.
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Examples from the Web for pada
Its later origin seems to have struck even native critics, for the author of the Pada text did not receive it. 'Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I
Friedrich Max Mller
Here every word of the Pada text occurs twice, being connected both with that which precedes and that which follows.A History of Sanskrit Literature
Arthur A. MacDonell
I keep one grass-cutter for every two horses— Pada dua-dua ekor kuda sahaya upah tukang-rumput saorang.
On the 5th inst., at three oclock on Thursday morning— Pada lima tarikh pukul tiga malam5 Khamis.
On Tuesday last about mid-day— Pada hari Salasa yang sudah waktu tengah hari.