Gunaka, Guṇaka: 9 definitions
Gunaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
Guṇaka (गुणक).—Multiplier. Note: Guṇaka is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Guṇaka, (adj.) (to guḷa1, cp. guḷika?) having a knot at the end, thickened at the top (with ref. to kāyabandha, see guṇa 1a) Vin.II, 136, cp. Vin. Texts II.143. (Page 252)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
guṇaka (गुणक).—m (S) In arithmetic. The multiplier.
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guṇaka (गुणक).—a (S) That reckons, computes, counts. 2 Modulus.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
guṇaka (गुणक).—m The multiplier.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A calculator.
2) A multiplier (in math.).
Derivable forms: guṇakaḥ (गुणकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Guṇaka (गुणक).—m. (= Sanskrit guṇa, in vallakī-guṇa, [Boehtlingk and Roth]; perhaps -ka m.c.), string (of a musical instrument): Mahāvastu iii.82.4 (verse) ekādaśīṃ ca vīṇāṃ vādenti vallaki-(so Se- nart em., mss. vallihi, vallakīhi)-guṇakāṃ ca.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A numerator, reckoner. 2. (In arithmetic,) The multiplier. E. guṇa to count, kkun aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Guṇaka (गुणक).—(adj. —°) = guṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Guṇaka (गुणक):—[from guṇa] m. a calculator, reckoner (for gaṇ), [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] (in [arithmetic]) the multiplier, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka viii, 4]
3) [v.s. ...] ifc. quality, [Vedāntasāra 43]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a maker of garlands, [Harivaṃśa 4479]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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