Jalaukas: 2 definitions
Jalaukas 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kāḥ) A leech. E. jala and okas house; also jalaukas with a final vowel. jalam okaḥ vasatiḥ āsām .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jalaukas (जलौकस्).—i. e. jala-okas, 1. adj. and sbst. Living in water, an aquatic animal, Mahābhārata 13, 2650. 2. f. A leech, [Suśruta] 1, 28, 10.
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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