Dhunaka, Dhūṇaka, Dhūnaka: 8 definitions


Dhunaka 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dhunaka (धुनक) [or धुनूक, dhunūka].—f A smack, smatch, savor, taste. Ex. kalyāṇāmadhyēṃ malhārācī dhu0. 2 A faint sound (as from a distance). v yē, nigha. Also a faint and lingering sound; a dying report. v cāla. 3 A popular whisper; the first faint rumors. v nigha. 4 A faint acquaintance with or apprehension of. 5 (Misused for dhundūka) The morning crepusculum. v phuṭa, hō. Also dhunūkadhunūka for dhundūkadhundūka.

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

dhunaka (धुनक) [or dhunūka, or धुनूक].—f A smack, taste. A faint sound. A popular whisper.

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

Dhūṇaka (धूणक) or Dhūnaka (धूनक).—Resin, incense.

Derivable forms: dhūṇakaḥ (धूणकः), dhūnakaḥ (धूनकः).

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

Dhūnaka (धूनक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Resin; it is sometimes read dhūṇaka.

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

1) Dhūnaka (धूनक):—[from dhūṇa] m. idem

2) [v.s. ...] any resin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dhūnaka (धूनक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Resin.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhunaka 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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