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pada

[pah-duh]
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noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • I keep one grass-cutter for every two horses— Pada dua-dua ekor kuda sahaya upah tukang-rumput saorang.

    A Manual of the Malay language

    William Edward Maxwell

  • On the 5th inst., at three oclock on Thursday morning— Pada lima tarikh pukul tiga malam5 Khamis.

    A Manual of the Malay language

    William Edward Maxwell

  • On Tuesday last about mid-day— Pada hari Salasa yang sudah waktu tengah hari.

    A Manual of the Malay language

    William Edward Maxwell