adjective one who knows the padas (words or lines), versed in the padapāṭha of the Veda (Ep. of an educated Brahmin) DN.i.88 = Snp.p.105 (where Avs.ii.19 in id. p. has padaśo = P. padaso word by word, but Divy.620 reads padako; ajjheti vedeti cā ti padako) MN.i.386; AN.i.163, AN.i.166; Snp.595; Mil.10, Mil.236.
neuter in cpd. aṭṭha˚; an “eight-foot,” i.e. a small inset square (cp. aṭṭha-pada chess-board) a patch (?) Vin.i.297. See also padika.