Amuc, Āmuc: 6 definitions


Amuc means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Amuch.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amuc (अमुच्).—f. Ved. Non-liberation.

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Āmuc (आमुच्).—6 U.

1) To loosen, let go.

2) To wear, tie round or fasten; put on (as a garment &c.); accoutre with; करोऽयमामुक्तविवाहकौतुकः (karo'yamāmuktavivāhakautukaḥ) Kumārasambhava 5.66,7.21; आमुञ्चती- वाभरणं द्वितीयम् (āmuñcatī- vābharaṇaṃ dvitīyam) R.13.21,12.86,16.74,17.25; Kirātārjunīya 11.15; आमुञ्चद्वर्म रत्नाढयम् (āmuñcadvarma ratnāḍhayam) Bhaṭṭikāvya 17.6.

3) To throw, cast, discharge; आमोक्ष्यन्ते त्वयि कटाक्षान् (āmokṣyante tvayi kaṭākṣān) Meghadūta 37.

4) To throw or cast off, take off, put aside (as garments &c.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āmuc (आमुच्).—put on (a garment); let loose, emit, hurl, throw, cast.

Āmuc is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and muc (मुच्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Amuc (अमुच्):—[=a-muc] [from a-mukta] f. not setting at liberty, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) Āmuc (आमुच्):—[=ā-√muc] [Parasmaipada] -muñcati, to put on (a garment or ornament etc.), [Raghuvaṃśa; Mālavikāgnimitra; Harivaṃśa] etc.;

2) —to put off (clothes etc.), to undress, [Rāmāyaṇa];

2) —to let go;

2) —to throw, sling, cast, [Mahābhārata; Meghadūta etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Āmuc (आमुच्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āmilla, Āmuṃca, Āmuya, Oiṃdha.

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Amuc in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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