Anku, Aṅku, Amku, Āṅku: 5 definitions


Anku means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology, Tamil. 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.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Anku in the Mizo language is the name of a plant identified with Celtis tetrandra Roxb. from the Ulmaceae (Elm) family having the following synonyms: Celtis serotina, Celtis trinervia. For the possible medicinal usage of anku, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Aṅku (अङ्कु):—[from aṅk] [dual number] a [particular] part of a chariot, [Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa 1].

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Anku 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃku (ಅಂಕು):—[verb] to become crooked; to lose straightness in shape.

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Aṃku (ಅಂಕು):—[noun] the state of being crooked.

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Aṃku (ಅಂಕು):—[noun] (dial.) a distinctive main section of a play; an act.

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Aṇku (ಅಣ್ಕು):—[verb] to go under the surface of a liquid; to dip oneself; to drown.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Aṅku (அங்கு) adverb < அ. [a.] [Malayalam: aṅṅu.] There, yonder; அவ்விடம். [avvidam.]

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Āṅku (ஆங்கு) adverb < அ. [a.]

1. There; அவ்விடம். [avvidam.] (கந்தபு. அயனைச்சிறைநீ. [kanthapu. ayanaichiraini.] 42.)

2. Then; அக்காலத்தில். ஆங்கு . . . எழுவர் பூண்ட வீகைச் செந்நு கம் [akkalathil. angu . . . ezhuvar punda vigais sennu kam] (பத்துப்பாட்டு [pathuppattu] 111).

3. So, thus; அப்படி. ஆங்கினி தொழுகுமதி பெரும [appadi. angini thozhugumathi peruma] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 24). — particle

1. A word of comparison; ஓர் உவமவுருபு. கொண்மூ மாக விசும்பி னடுவுநின் றாங்கு [or uvamavurupu. konmu maga visumbi naduvunin rangu] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 35).

2. A locative ending; ஏழனுருபு. நின்னாங்கு வருவதுபோலும் [ezhanurupu. ninnangu varuvathupolum] (மணிமேகலை [manimegalai] 11, 47).

3. An expletive, usually poetic; ஓர் அசை நிலை. [or asai nilai.] (திருக்குறள் [thirukkural], 1307, உரை. [urai.])

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Āṅku (ஆங்கு) [āṅkutal] 5 intransitive verb < ஆ-. [a-.] To suffice, be sufficient; போதியதாதல். குழந்தைக்குப் பால் ஆங்க வில்லை. [pothiyathathal. kuzhanthaikkup pal anga villai.] Madras usage

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