Makula: 11 definitions

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Makula 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 Makul.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

makula : (nt.) bud; a knob.

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

Makula, (cp. Sk. makula) 1. a bud (Hardy in Index to VvA. gives “Mimusops elengi” after BR) Th. 2, 260; Vv 4526; J. I, 273; II, 33; IV, 333; V, 207 (makuḷa), 416; Vism. 230 (ḷ); 256 (paduma°); VvA. 177 (kaṇavīra°), 194 (makuḷa), 197 (id.); VbhA. 228, 239 (where Vism. 256 has makulita, & KhA 53 mukulita).—2. a knob J. I, 31; II, 90; Vism. 253 (kandala°).—3. v. l. at Nd2 485 B for pakulla (=pakuṭa). (Page 511)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mākūla (माकूल).—a ( A) Respectable, reverend, worthy, commanding homage or regard.

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

mākūla (माकूल).—a Respectable, reverend worthy.

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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

Makula (मकुल).—

1) The Bakula tree.

2) A bud.

Derivable forms: makulaḥ (मकुलः).

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

Makula (मकुल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. An opening bud. 2. A kind of tree, (Mimusops elengi.) E. maki to adorn, ulac aff., deriv. irr. “vakula vṛkṣe .”

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

1) Makula (मकुल):—[from makura] m. Mimusops Elengi, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a bud, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. mukula).

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

Makula (मकुल):—(laḥ) 1. m. An opening bud; a tree (Mimusops elengi).

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Makula 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mākūla (माकूल) [Also spelled makul]:—(a) proper, appropriate, fair; reasonable; fit, suitable; hence ~[liyata] propriety, appropriateness; fitness, suitability; fairness.

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