Setuka, Setukā: 7 definitions


Setuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Setukā (सेतुका).—A southern country; a tribe.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 56; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 46; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 125.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Setuka in India is the name of a plant defined with Crateva nurvala in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crateva religiosa var. nurvala (Buch.-Ham.) Hook. f. & Thomson (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. (1939)
· Journal of Botany (1874)
· Biol. Journal of the Linnean Society (1970)
· Gen. Index to Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1867)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1827)
· Fl. Ins. Austr. (1786)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Setuka (सेतुक).—

1) A bank, cause-way, bridge.

2) A pass.

Derivable forms: setukaḥ (सेतुकः).

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

Setuka (सेतुक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. A tree, (Tapia cratæva.) 2. A causeway, a pass. E. kan added to the last.

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

1) Setuka (सेतुक):—[from setu] m. a causeway, bridge, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] Crataeva Roxburghii, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Setuka (सेतुक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Setuka 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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