Devakusuma, Deva-kusuma: 8 definitions


Devakusuma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

devakusuma : (nt.) cloves.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devakusuma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devakusuma (देवकुसुम).—cloves; एलां च देवकुसुमं त्वक्पत्रं देवदारु च (elāṃ ca devakusumaṃ tvakpatraṃ devadāru ca) Śiva. B.3.14.

Derivable forms: devakusumam (देवकुसुमम्).

Devakusuma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and kusuma (कुसुम).

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

Devakusuma (देवकुसुम).—n.

(-maṃ) Cloves. E. deva a deity, and kusuma a flower fit for a deity.

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

Devakusuma (देवकुसुम):—[=deva-kusuma] [from deva] n. ‘divine flower’, cloves, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Devakusuma (देवकुसुम):—[deva-kusuma] (maṃ) 1. n. Cloves.

[Sanskrit to German]

Devakusuma 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

[«previous next»] — Devakusuma in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvakusuma (ದೇವಕುಸುಮ):—

1) [noun] the tree Syzygium caryophyllatum (= S. auromaticum, = Eugenia corymbosa, = Myrtus caryophyllatus) of Myrtaceae family; clove tree.

2) [noun] the dried flower bud of this tree, used as a pungent, fragrant spice; clove.

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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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