Ishuka, Iṣuka: 5 definitions


Ishuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Iṣuka can be transliterated into English as Isuka or Ishuka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iṣuka (इषुक).—a. Arrow-like.

-kā Ved. An arrow. यथेषुका परापतदवसृष्टाऽधि धन्वनः (yatheṣukā parāpatadavasṛṣṭā'dhi dhanvanaḥ) Av.1.3.9.

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

1) Iṣuka (इषुक):—[from iṣ] mfn. arrow-like [gana] sthūlādi, [Pāṇini 5-. 4, 3]

2) [v.s. ...] ifc. = iṣu (e.g. trīṣukaṃ dhanus, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra])

3) Iṣukā (इषुका):—[from iṣuka > iṣ] f. an arrow, [Atharva-veda i, 3, 9]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of an Apsaras, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Iṣuka (इषुक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Usua.

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Ishuka 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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