Pushka, Puṣka: 5 definitions



Pushka 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 Puṣka can be transliterated into English as Puska or Pushka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṣka (पुष्क).—Nourishment, nutrition.

Derivable forms: puṣkam (पुष्कम्).

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

Puṣka (पुष्क).—n.

(-ṣkaṃ) To cherish, E. puṣa-bā0 bhāve ka kicca ādya kasya nettvam .

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

Puṣka (पुष्क):—[from puṣ] a word formed for the explanation of puṣkala [gana] sidhmādi (perhaps also underlying the formation of puṣkara, puṣpa and puṣka-jit; cf. pauṣka-jiti).

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Pushka 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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