Shoshaka, Śōṣaka, Śoṣaka: 7 definitions
Shoshaka means something in 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 Śōṣaka and Śoṣaka can be transliterated into English as Sosaka or Shoshaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shoshak.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śōṣaka (शोषक).—a S That dries up by drawing forth the moisture of, or that readily draws in moisture; desiccant, arefactive, absorbent.
--- OR ---
sōsaka (सोसक).—a Commonly sōśīka, Patient &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śōṣaka (शोषक).—a Absorbent.
--- OR ---
sōsaka (सोसक).—a Patient, endur- ing.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śoṣaka (शोषक):—[from śoṣa] mfn. drying up, absorbing, removing, destroying, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śoṣaka (शोषक):—(kaṃ) 1. n. A destroyer.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śoṣaka (शोषक) [Also spelled shoshak]:—(nm) an exploiter, one who exploits; an absorber, that which absorbs; hence ~[tā] (nf); —[varga] exploiting class.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] causing to dry.
2) [adjective] taking undue advantage from another with little or no compensation.
--- OR ---
1) [noun] an apparatus for drying by heating or blowing air; a dryer.
2) [noun] he who makes unethical use of another, another’s property, etc. for his own advantage, with little or no compensation; an exploiter.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 3 books and stories containing Shoshaka, Śōṣaka, Śoṣaka, Sosaka, Sōsaka; (plurals include: Shoshakas, Śōṣakas, Śoṣakas, Sosakas, Sōsakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 5: Kalpasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 2: Nidanasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)