Amuka; 4 Definition(s)


Amuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geogprahy

1) Amuka (fl. 1137 A.D.), bearing the official title mahāsāndhivigrahika, is mentioned as a minister of king Aparāditya I in the “Cintra stone inscription of Aparāditya I”.

2) Amuka (fl. 1162 A.D.), bearing the official title pradhāna (junior sthapāṭi, ‘treasurer’), is the name of a minister of king Mallikārjuna, according to the “Bassein stone inscription of Mallikārjuna”.

3) Amuka-nāyaka (fl. 1268 A.D) is the name of a minister of king Aparāditya II mentioned in the “Nandui stone inscription of Aparāditya II”. Accordingly, “... and while his mahāmātya, the illustrious Amuka-nāyaka, the illustrious Sāhāmalla of the Secretariat, the First Chepāṭī, the Second Chepāṭī, the Third Chepāṭī and the Fourth Chepāṭī are bearing the burden of the cares of (administering) the whole kingdom obtained by his grace”.

(Source): What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

amuka (अमुक).—c (S) A certain person; a particular person; such a one. 2 Used adj Certain, particular, some--persons or things.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

amuka (अमुक).—c A certain person. a Certain, particular.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amuka (अमुक).—pron. a. [adas-ṭerakac utvamattve Tv.] A certain person or thing, so and so (to be used when a person or thing is referred to without a name); मतं मेऽमुकपुत्रस्य यदत्रोपरिलेखितम् (mataṃ me'mukaputrasya yadatroparilekhitam) Y.2.86-87; उभयाभ्यर्थितेनैतन्मया ह्यमुकसूनुना । लिखितं ह्यमुकेनेति लेखकोऽन्ते ततो लिखेत् (ubhayābhyarthitenaitanmayā hyamukasūnunā | likhitaṃ hyamukeneti lekhako'nte tato likhet) 88.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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