Bhuka, Bhukā: 9 definitions
Bhuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bhukā (भुका).—m A fragrant powder composed of nāgara- mōthā, vāḷā, kacōrā &c. Much used in offerings to idols. 2 unc Powder in general.
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bhūka (भूक).—f (bubhukṣā S) Hunger. Pr. bhukēsa kōṇḍā nidrēsa dhōṇḍā. 2 Appetite. 3 fig. Desire or longing. bhūka dharaṇēṃ To restrain (refrain from gratifying) one's appetite or hunger (altogether or in measure); to stay one's stomach. 2 g. of s. with passive import. To have one's appetite or hunger satisfied or appeased, or one's stomach stayed; as catakōrāvara mājhī bhūka dharatī kāya? pāvaśēra bhātā- vara bhūka dharata nāhīṃ. bhūka māraṇēṃ To repress or deny one's hunger: also to beat it down by a scanty morsel. bhukēṃ maraṇēṃ To die of hunger, to famishSource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
bhukā (भुका).—m A fragrant powder; powder.
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bhūka (भूक).—f Hunger. Appetite. Fig. Desire. bhūka māraṇēṃ Repress or deny one's hun- ger. bhukēṃ māraṇēṃ Die of hunger, famish.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A cavity, hole, chasm.
2) The spring.
Derivable forms: bhūkaḥ (भूकः), bhūkam (भूकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kaṃ) 1. A hole, a chasm. 2. Time. 3. Darkness. 4. A spring. E. bhū to be, Unadi aff. kak .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhūka (भूक).—I. m. Darkness. Ii. n. 1. A hole. 2. The head of a fountain. 3. Time.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhūka (भूक):—mn. ([Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 41 [Scholiast or Commentator]]) a hole, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) the head of a fountain, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) time, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) m. darkness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhūka (भूक):—[(kaḥ-kaṃ)] 1. m. n. A hole, a chasm, a cave; time; darkness.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+6): Bhukada, Bhukadamba, Bhukadambaka, Bhukadambika, Bhukadava, Bhukaka, Bhukala, Bhukaladu, Bhukalu, Bhukamala, Bhukamdaya, Bhukamoda, Bhukamp, Bhukampa, Bhukampalakshana, Bhukampana, Bhukampavicara, Bhukamta, Bhukanda, Bhukapittha.
Ends with: Abhuka, Alambhuka, Analambhuka, Babhuka, Balabhuka, Bhabhuka, Bhagabhuka, Bhakabhuka, Bhumbhuka, Bumbhuka, Corabhuka, Cukabhuka, Gridhrajambhuka, Jnatiprabhuka, Lambhuka, Manabhuka, Prabhuka, Pratibhuka, Simbhuka, Tanabhuka.
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