Saluka, Sāluka, Sālūka, Shaluka, Śāluka, Śālūka: 19 definitions

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Saluka means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śāluka and Śālūka can be transliterated into English as Saluka or Shaluka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Saluk.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Śāluka (शालुक) refers to the “lotus roots”, representing a type of vegetable according to the Atharvaveda IV.34.5, and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Among vegetables cucumber (urvāruka) and lotus stalks (bisa) were referred to in Ṛgveda. Atharvaveda refers to the usage of lotus roots (śāluka), bottle gourd (alabu) and Trapa bispinosa (śaphaka) in food articles.

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Śālūka (शालूक) refers to the medicinal plant known as “Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. (Rootstalk)” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning śālūka] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A pig. See the Saluka Jataka.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

sāluka : (nt.) the root of water-lily.

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

Sāluka, (& °ūka) (nt.) (cp. Sk. śālūka) the edible root of the water-lily Vin. I, 246; J. VI, 563; VvA. 142 (°muṭṭhi). (Page 707)

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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

salūka (सलूक) [or ख, kha].—, sometimes salōka or kha, sometimes salukā or khā or salōkā or khā m ( A) Good terms or understanding with or together; amicable intercourse or footing. 2 Cessation of hostilities, peace: also friendly relation with a foreign state or power, peace.

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

salūka (सलूक) [-kha, -ख].—m Good terms with or together; peace.

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salukā (सलुका) [-khā, -खा].—m Good terms with or together; peace.

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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

Śāluka (शालुक) or Śālūka (शालूक).—[śal-ūkaṇ] Uṇ.4.44]

1) The root of the water-lily.

2) Nutmeg.

-kaḥ 1 A frog.

2) The root of the water-lily. (śālūka only in this sense).

Derivable forms: śālukam (शालुकम्), śālūkam (शालूकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Śāluka (शालुक).—[, nt. (= Sanskrit Lex. id., Pali sāluka; Sanskrit śālūka), (edible) lotus-root: Mahāvyutpatti 6246, text; but Index with Mironov °ūka, which accordingly read.]

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

Śāluka (शालुक).—n.

(-kaṃ) 1. Nutmeg. 2. The root of a lotus: see the next.

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Śālūka (शालूक).—n.

(-kaṃ) The esculent root of the different kinds of Nymphæa or water-lily. E. śal to go, to shake, Unadi aff. ūkañ; also with a short vowel śāluka .

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

Śālūka (शालूक).— (cf. the last), n. The root of the esculent water lily.

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

Śālūka (शालूक).—[neuter] an esculent lotus-root.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śālūka (शालूक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] See Ākāśapāliyaśālūka.

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

1) Śāluka (शालुक):—[from śālu] n. the esculent root of different kinds of lotus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Śālūka (शालूक):—[from śālu] m. a frog, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a man [gana] śubhrādi

4) [v.s. ...] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) = śāluka, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (also -kanda, [Kādambarī])

5) [v.s. ...] n. a tumour in the throat, [Caraka]

6) [v.s. ...] a nut-meg, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a poet, [Catalogue(s)]

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

1) Śāluka (शालुक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. The root of a lotus.

2) Śālūka (शालूक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. Idem.

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

Śālūka (शालूक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sālua.

[Sanskrit to German]

Saluka 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

1) Salūka (सलूक) [Also spelled saluk]:—(nm) treatment, behaviour.

2) Salūkā (सलूका):—(nm) a full-sleeve jacket.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śālūka (ಶಾಲೂಕ):—[noun] the root of esculent water-lily.

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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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