Guvaka, Guvāka, Gūvāka: 5 definitions
Guvaka 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.
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Guvāka.—cf. sa-guvāka-nārikela (IE 8-5); arecanut palms, the enjoyment of which was not allowed to the ordinary ten- ants. H Note: guvāka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Guvāka (गुवाक) or Gūvāka (गूवाक).—The betel-nut tree.
Derivable forms: guvākaḥ (गुवाकः), gūvākaḥ (गूवाकः).
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Gūvāka (गूवाक).—See गुवाक (guvāka).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) The betelnut tree, (Areca faufel or catechu.) E. gu to stool, affix āka, and u converted to uva irregularly.
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(-kaḥ) The betelnut tree: see guvāka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Guvāka (गुवाक).—[masculine] the betel-nut tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Guvāka (गुवाक):—m. ([Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 15]; = gūv) the betel-nut tree, [Purāṇa-sarvasva]
2) Gūvāka (गूवाक):—= guv, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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Starts with: Guvaka-narikel-adikam-laggavayitva.
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