Pukka: 2 definitions


Pukka means something in Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Pukka (पुक्क) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Pūtkṛ.

Pukka has the following synonyms: Pukkara.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pukka (ಪುಕ್ಕ):—[adjective] lacking courage or self-confidence; full of or subject to fear; easily frightened; timorous; timid.

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Pukka (ಪುಕ್ಕ):—[noun] = ಪುಕ್ಕಲ [pukkala].

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Pukka (ಪುಕ್ಕ):—

1) [noun] one of the horny structures consisting of a hard, tubular portion attached to the body of a bird and tapering into a thinner, stemlike portion bearing a series of slender, barbed processes that interlock to form a flat structure on each side; a feather.

2) [noun] the hindmost part of a bird; the tail.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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