Buka, Bukā: 7 definitions

Introduction:

Buka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bukā (बुका).—m A powder composed of certain fragrant substances. See abīra. bukā lāvaṇēṃ (Because bukā is put upon the forehead of a particular haradāsa to intimate that he is to be silent.) To dismiss.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bukā (बुका).—m A certain fragrant powder.

context information

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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Buka (बुक).—

1) Laughter (hāsya).

2) Agati Grandiflora (Mar. hadagā).

Derivable forms: bukaḥ (बुकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Buka (बुक).—[masculine] [Name] of a plant.

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

1) Buka (बुक):—m. = hāsya, laughter, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi]

2) (also written vuka) Agati Grandiflora, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Buka in German

context information

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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