Cullaka: 8 definitions

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Cullaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chullaka.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Cullaka (चुल्लक) refers to a type of fish (matsya) according to the Dhanvantari-nighaṇṭu 165.383-85. In the science of Āyurveda (ancient Indian healthcare), the meat of a fish is used and prepared in balanced diets. The Dhanvantarinighaṇṭu is a 10th-century medicinal thesaurus (nighaṇṭu) containing characteristics and synonyms of various herbal plants and minerals.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Cullaka.—cf. a-kūra-cullaka-vināśi-khaṭv-āvāsa (IE 8-5), ex- plained as ‘a pot’, i. e. cooking pot. The villagers were obliged to supply it to the touring officers of the king. Note: cullaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cullaka (चुल्लक).—The palm of the hand hollowed as in the act of holding water.

-kī 1 A kind of water-pot.

2) A porpoise.

Derivable forms: cullakaḥ (चुल्लकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cullaka (चुल्लक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The palm of the hand hollowed as if to hold water.

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

Cullaka (चुल्लक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. The palm hollowed, as if to hold water.

[Sanskrit to German]

Cullaka 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

Cullaka (ಚುಲ್ಲಕ):—[adjective] = ಚುಲ್ಲ [culla]1.

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Cullaka (ಚುಲ್ಲಕ):—[noun] a man with narrow mentality; a mean fellow.

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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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