Bhavuka, aka: Bhāvuka; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Bhāvuka (भावुक).—A king of the solar dynasty. He was the son of Ravīya and father of Cakroddhata. (Bhāgavata, Navama Skandha).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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bhāvuka (भावुक).—a S pop. bhāvūka a Believing, trusting, confiding.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāvuka (भावुक).—a. [bhū-ukañ]

1) About to be or happen.

2) Becoming.

3) Prosperous, happy.

4) Auspicious, blessed.

5) Having a poetic taste, appreciative; मुहुरहो रसिका भुवि भावुकाः (muhuraho rasikā bhuvi bhāvukāḥ) Bhāg.1.1.3.

-kaḥ A sister's husband (used chiefly in dramas); स्वकुटुम्बवियोगेन क्लिश्यते तव भावुकः (svakuṭumbaviyogena kliśyate tava bhāvukaḥ) Gaṇeśa P. (The story of Pāṭaliputra).

-kam 1 Happiness, welfare, prosperity; स रातु वो दुश्च्यवनो भावुकानां परंपराम् (sa rātu vo duścyavano bhāvukānāṃ paraṃparām) K. P.7 (given as an instance of the fault of composition called aprayuktatva).

2) Language full of love and passion.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhāvuka (भावुक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) 1. Happy, well, right. 2. Actually being and disposed to be. 3. (In composition with other nouns,) Becoming what it was not before, as hāḍhyaṃbhāvuka one who becomes rich. n.

(-kaṃ) 1. Happiness, auspiciousness. 2. Language full of passions. m.

(-kaḥ) A sister’s husband, (in theatrical language.) E. bhū to be, aff. ukañ; used in composition, the aff. is khukañ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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