- Skt. पद्धतिः, paddhati, Pron.: paddhati. From Sanskrit: for | 'foot-stroke', a way, path, course, line | also | sign, token | N. of a class of writings (described as guide-books or manuals for partic.
rites and ceremonies and the texts relating to them) and of •sev. works. | a family N. or title (or rather the characteristic word denoting caste or occupation in comps. serving as proper names | at the end of Vaiśya and Śūdra names
- Skt. मार्गः, mārga, Pron.: marga. From Sanskrit: in most meanings fr. | of which it is also the Vṛiddhi form in | seeking, search, tracing out, hunting | exceptionally also | the track of a wild animal, any track, road, path, way to | or | or through | course (also of the wind and the stars) |
or | with | of | to give up the way to, allow to pass | = by way of | through, across or along | with | to go the way of | suffer the same fate as | through | with | in order to make way for any one | by the wayside or on the way |
with | to set out on one's way | to go one's way | a walk, journey | reach, range | a scar, mark (left by a wound) | (in •medic.) a way, passage, channel (in any part of the body, •esp. the intestinal canal, anus) | a way, expedient, means | by means of. | a way, manner method, custom, usage | the right way, proper course | a title or head in law, ground for litigation | a way of speaking or writing, diction, style |
a high (•opp. to 'vulgar') style of acting or dancing or singing | (in •dram.) pointing out the way, indicating how anything is to take place | (in •astrol.) the 7th mansion | (in •geom.) a section | musk | the month Mārgaśīrsha (November-December) | the constellation Mṛiga-śiras | N. of Vishṇu (as 'the way', •scil. to final emancipation) | belonging to or coming from game or deer
- Skt. वर्तनी, vartanī, Pron.: vartani. From Sanskrit: staying, abiding, living, life | a way, road, path | 'grinding' or 'despatching' | or | a spindle or distaff, Lalit.