Kamuka, Kāmuka: 13 definitions

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Introduction:

Kamuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kamuk.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kamuka : (m.) arecanut tree. || kāmuka (adj.), lustful; lewed.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kāmuka, (adj. -n.) (cp. Sk. kāmuka) desiring, loving, fond of; a sweetheart, lover J. V, 306; Mhbv 3. (Page 206)

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāmuka (कामुक).—a S pop. and poetically kāmīka a Lustful, lewd, libidinous. 2 Desirous, wishful, cupidinous. In comp. as vidyākāmuka Seeking knowledge; dhana- kāmuka Seeking riches; rājyakāmuka, putrakāmuka, mōkṣa- kāmuka.

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

kāmuka (कामुक).—a Lustful, amorous. Desirous.

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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

Kāmuka (कामुक).—a. (-, or - f.) [कम्-उकञ् (kam-ukañ) P.III.2.154.]

1) Wishing, desirous. दुर्योधनमवाचीनं राज्यकामुकमातुरम् (duryodhanamavācīnaṃ rājyakāmukamāturam) Mb. 8.8.17.

2) Lustful, libidinous.

-kaḥ 1 A lover, a libidinous man. दास्याः कामुकः, वृषल्याः कामुकः (dāsyāḥ kāmukaḥ, vṛṣalyāḥ kāmukaḥ) Mahābhārata on P. II.3.69. कामुकैः कुम्भीलकैश्च परिहर्तव्या चन्द्रिका (kāmukaiḥ kumbhīlakaiśca parihartavyā candrikā) M.4; R.19.33; Ṛs.6.9.

2) A sparrow.

3) The Aśoka tree. °कान्ता (kāntā) f. Name of Mādhavi creeper.

-kā A woman desirous of wealth.

-kī A libidinous or lustful woman.

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

Kāmuka (कामुक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kī-kaṃ) Cupidinous, desirous, lustful, libidinous. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A plant, Asoka, (Jonesia asoca.) 2. A creeping plant, (Gærtnera racemosa.) 3. A sparrow. 4. A bow. f.

(-kā) A woman desirous of wealth, food, &c. f. (-kī) A woman libidinous or lustful. E. kam to desire, ukañ affix, fem. ṭāp or ṅīṣ.

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

Kāmuka (कामुक).—i. e. kam + uka, I. adj., f. and , Desirous, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 74, 7. Ii. m. A lover, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 16, 42.

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

Kāmuka (कामुक).—[adjective] wishing, desiring ([accusative]), loving, fond of (—°). [masculine] lover. —[feminine] ī mistress of (—°).*

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

1) Kāmuka (कामुक):—[from kāma] mf(ā)n. wishing for, desiring, longing after (in [compound]), [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] loving, enamoured or in love with ([accusative]), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā vi]

3) [from kāma] m. a lover, gallant, [Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa xix, 33 etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] (with [genitive case]) [vArttika] on [Pāṇini 2-3, 69]

5) [v.s. ...] a sparrow, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the plant Jonesia Aśoka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] the creeping plant Gaertnera racemosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] a bow ([varia lectio] for kārmuka), [Horace H. Wilson]

9) [v.s. ...] a kind of pigeon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] Name of an author of Mantras

11) Kāmukā (कामुका):—[from kāmuka > kāma] f. Name of Dākṣyāyaṇī in Gandha-mādana

12) [v.s. ...] a woman desirous of wealth etc., [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kāmuka (कामुक):—[(kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) a.] Cupidinous. m. The plant Asoka; a sparrow; a bow. f. () Desirous of food; and () lustful.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kāmuka (कामुक):—

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Kāmuka (कामुक):—

1) arthakāmukā begierig nach Geld [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 11, 8, 24.] puruṣārtha sich sehnend nach [SARVADARŚANAS. 102, 2.] subst. so v. a. Verlocker, die verlockenden Sinnesgegenstände: upārameta svānandatuṣṭo khilakāmukebhyaḥ [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 11, 28, 23.] = indriyādibhyaḥ Schol. —

2) c) Nomen proprium eines Verfassers von Mantra [Oxforder Handschriften 101,b,12.] —

3) f. ā Name der Dākṣāyaṇī in Gandhamādana [Oxforder Handschriften 39,a,33.] kāmākṣā v.l. —

4) f. ī eine Kranichart, = balākā [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] u. d. letzten Worte.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kāmuka (कामुक):——

1) Adj. (f. ā und ī) — a) verlangend , begehrend , — nach (im Comp. vorangehend). — b) liebend , verliebt in (Acc.). —

2) m. — a) ein Liebender , Liebhaber , Verliebter. am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā Nom.abstr. tva n. Comm. zu [Mṛcchakaṭika 18,20.] — b) Verlocker , Pl. die verlockenden Sinnesgegenstände. — c) *Sperling. — d) *eine Taubenart [Galano's Wörterbuch] — e) *Jonesia Asoca. — f) *Gaertnera racemosa. — g) Nomen proprium eines Verfassers von Mantra. —

3) f. ā Name der Dākṣāyaṇī in Gandhamādana. —

4) *f. ī eine Kranichart.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kāmuka (कामुक) [Also spelled kamuk]:—(a) amorous, salacious, libidinous; sensual.

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