Dahuka, Ḍāhuka, Dāhuka: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍāhuka (डाहुक).—A gallinule.

Derivable forms: ḍāhukaḥ (डाहुकः).

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Dāhuka (दाहुक).—a. Burning &c.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dahuka (दहुक).—(?) , so mss. of Divyāvadāna 475.17 (ed. em. dakṣaka), [Page263-b+ 71] epithet of children, see taruṇaka. Prob. read dahara(ka), or dahraka, = next.

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

Ḍāhuka (डाहुक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A gallinule. E. daha to consume, (disease,) ukañ affix, the flesh being considered medicinal: the radical initial is changed.

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

Dāhuka (दाहुक).—[adjective] burning; [masculine] conflagration.

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

1) Ḍāhuka (डाहुक):—m. = ḍātyūha, a gallinule, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Dāhuka (दाहुक):—[from dāha] mfn. burning ([accusative]), [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa i, 1, 2, 2]

3) [v.s. ...] causing a conflagration, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra v, 3, 4]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a conflagration, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra ii, 8, 14.]

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

Ḍāhuka (डाहुक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A gallinule; a fat man; a slave; a cheat.

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Dahuka 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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