Avak, Avāk: 6 definitions


Avak means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avāk (अवाक्).—ind.

1) Downwards; ऊर्ध्वतिर्यगवाक्सर्गो रुद्रसर्गस्तथैव च (ūrdhvatiryagavāksargo rudrasargastathaiva ca) Bhāgavata 12.12.11.

2) Southern, southward.

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

1) Avāk (अवाक्):—a See 1. a-vā and āvāñc.

2) [from avāñc] b ind. (avāk) See sub voce

3) [v.s. ...] c ind. downwards, headlong, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Kauśika-sūtra; Manu-smṛti viii, 75.]

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Avak 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Avāk (अवाक्):—(a) speechless; stunned.

2) Avak in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) arrivals, incoming (goods, things, etc)..—avak (आवक) is alternatively transliterated as Āvaka.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āvak (ಆವಕ್):—[noun] a register in which details of all incoming mail are registered.

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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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